Noon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Irish form of the name is O Nuadhain.

Early Origins of the Noon family

The surname Noon was first found in northern Connacht (Irish: Connachta, (land of the) descendants of Conn), where bearers of the name belonged to a sept of the Ui Fiachrach with traditional descent from Niall of the Nine Hostages. Their territory was in the modern parish of Calry near Sligo town.

Early History of the Noon family

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Noon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Noone, O'Noone, Noon, Nuane and others.

Early Notables of the Noon family (pre 1700)

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Noon Ranking

In the United States, the name Noon is the 9,792nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Noon migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Noon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • William Noon, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1776 [2]
Noon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Arthur Noon, who landed in America in 1807 [2]
  • Biddy Noon, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1819
  • Mary Noon, who immigrated to New York in 1846
  • Martin Noon, who landed in Mississippi in 1846 [2]
  • Patrick Noon, who arrived in Boston as a bonded passenger in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Noon migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Noon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Stephen Noon, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834
  • Stephen Noon, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Trafalgar" from Galway, Ireland
  • Mary Noon, who settled in New Brunswick between 1843 and 1847
  • Mr. John Noon, aged 35 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Virginias" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [3]

Australia Noon migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Noon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Noon, English convict who was convicted in Warwick, Warwickshire, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Claudine" on 20th May 1821, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [4]
  • Mr. James Noon, British Convict who was convicted in Coventry, England for 14 years, transported aboard the "Coromandel" on 25th June 1838, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [5]
  • Mr. William Noon, English convict who was convicted in Leicester, Leicestershire, England for 10 years, transported aboard the "Earl Grey" on 27th July 1838, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [6]
  • Mr. Patrick Noon, English convict who was convicted in Birmingham, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Earl Grey" on 4th October 1842, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [7]
  • William Noon, Canadian convict from Fredericton, New Brunswick, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [8]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

New Zealand Noon migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Noon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Lucinda Noon, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Egmont" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 14th June 1858 [9]
  • Orland S. Noon, aged 32, a baker, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rodney" in 1875
  • Emma Noon, aged 31, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rodney" in 1875
  • Florence J. Noon, aged 7, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rodney" in 1875
  • Charles O. P. Noon, aged 5, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rodney" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Noon (post 1700) +

  • Vicki Noon (b. 1985), American theater performer
  • David Noon (b. 1946), American classical composer and educator
  • Brent Noon (b. 1971), retired American track and field athlete
  • Carole Cooney Noon (1949-2009), American primatologist
  • Gulam Kaderbhoy Noon MBE (1936-2015), Baron Noon, a British businessman from Mumbai, India
  • Wayne Michael Noon (b. 1971), former British professional cricket wicket-keeper /batsman
  • Steve Noon, English artist
  • Jeff Noon (b. 1957), English novelist, short story writer and playwright
  • Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd (1795-1854), English judge and author, born at Reading, Berkshire
  • Gladys Noon Spellman, American Congresswoman who represented the 5th congressional district of Maryland (1975-1981)

HMS Prince of Wales
  • Mr. Edward Noon, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales (1941) and died in the sinking [10]
RMS Titanic
  • Mr. John Noon (d. 1912), aged 35, English Engineering Storekeeper from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [11]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 50)
  4. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 17th February 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/claudine
  5. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 19th March 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/coromandel
  6. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 17th August 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/earl-grey
  7. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 16th August 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/earl-gray
  8. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  9. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  10. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
  11. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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