The Obannon name is derived from the Gaelic ó Banàin, though there has been much confusion about this name involving the Irish Gaelic word bàn, which means "white."
The surname Obannon was first found in the barony of Clonisk, in the southern tip of County
, where a Medieval Sept of this name was found.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Obannon research.Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1152, 1172, 1316, 1319, 1585, 1659, 1796, 1798, 1842, and 1865 are included under the topic Early Obannon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Banain, O'Bannon, Banim, O'Bannaghan, Bannaghan, O'Banan and many more.