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The original Gaelic form of McKennon was Mac Cionaoith.

McKennon Early Origins



The surname McKennon was first found in County Monaghan (Irish: Muineachán) located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Ulster, at Truagh where they were known as the Lords of Truagh.

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McKennon Spelling Variations


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McKennon Spelling Variations



People who were accounted for by scribes and church officials often had their name recorded many different ways because pronunciation was the only guide those scribes and church officials had to go by. This resulted in the problem of one person's name being recorded under several different variations, creating the illusion of more than one person. Among the many spelling variations of the surname McKennon that are preserved in archival documents are MacKenna, MacKennagh, MacKenney, MacKenny, MacKinna, MacKinnie and many more.

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McKennon Early History


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McKennon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McKennon research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1544 is included under the topic Early McKennon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McKennon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McKennon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McKennon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McKennon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Angus McKennon, who landed in Canada in 1816
  • John, McKennon Jr., who arrived in Canada in 1816

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Contemporary Notables of the name McKennon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McKennon (post 1700)



  • Pierce Winningham “Mac” McKennon (1919-1947), American flying ace of World War II with 12 aerial victories, recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross (5), Air Medal (17) and a Purple Heart
  • Dallas Raymond "Dal" McKennon (1919-2009), American voice actor, with a career lasting over 50 years, he was the primary voice of Buzz Buzzard in the Woody Woodpecker cartoons and Disney movies such as Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Mary Poppins, and Bedknobs and Broomsticks and much more

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McKennon Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    2. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    11. ...

    The McKennon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McKennon Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 October 2013 at 08:53.

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