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This interesting name is in most cases of early medieval English origin. It does not appear to have anything to do with firearms, but is belived to generally derive from a nickname given to someone who worked at a clergy house, or who gained the name from his dignified or clerical behaviour, or simply by working for 'The Canon' himself. As the real 'Canon' would have been (at least in theory) celibrate, the name cannot be any form of patronymic. The surname originates from the word "canun", itself from the Old French "canonie, canoine", introduced after the Norman Conquest of 1066 and subsequently absorbing the Old English pre 7th Century form "canonic"...
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    Colleen "Cannon" Ferrie

    I am Colleen, Grandaughter of Rose Cannon, faring from Glencolumbkille, Ireland. Or, "The Glenn" as I grew up calling it. My Uncle Willie & his Brother carved 150 steps onto the side of the cliff, so the folk of "The Glenn" could enjoy the riches & beauty of the beach & ocean as they pleased. That, is, to me, a remarkable & unselfish feat, most would not have fared.
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    CANNON

    George Washington Kennon-1580 brough, Caithness, Scotland Death:1645 conjures neck, Virginia His father: Miles O’Cannon Kennon-1560 to 1625 in Brough, Caithness, Scotland His father: John O’Cannon Kennon from 1535 to 1600 in Brioh, Caithness, Scotland My tree only goes as far back as O’Ciannain Kennon in 1515 from Brough, Caithness, Scotland I’m sure that at some point in the past, the Irish O’Ciannain merged with the Scottish Kennon
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    Cheryl

    Hi. My name is Cheryl. My Cannon family originate from Galway/Roscommon. My great, great Grandfather was Patrick Cannon. He left Ireland as a young man with his brother James, and eventually settled in Chesterfield, Derbyshire UK. It would seem a lot of Cannons then joined them! There is some talk that some members of the family changed or took the surname Fining? ( maybe spelt wrongly ) why this happened, we do not know.
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    Cannon

    Ruaidrí ua Canannáin (died 30 November 950) was king of the Cenél Conaill, and according to some sources, High King of Ireland. The Cenél Conaill, a branch of the northern Uí Néill had been excluded from the alternating succession to the High Kingship which had been largely dominated by the northern Cenél nEógain kings of Ailech and the southern Clann Cholmáin kings of Mide since the early the 8th century. Ruaidrí was a descendant in the seventh generation of the previous Cenél Conaill High King, Flaithbertach mac Loingsig
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    Cannon

    Ruaidrí ua Canannáin (died 30 November 950) was king of the Cenél Conaill, and according to some sources, High King of Ireland. The Cenél Conaill, a branch of the northern Uí Néill had been excluded from the alternating succession to the High Kingship which had been largely dominated by the northern Cenél nEógain kings of Ailech and the southern Clann Cholmáin kings of Mide since the early the 8th century. Ruaidrí was a descendant in the seventh generation of the previous Cenél Conaill High King, Flaithbertach mac Loingsig
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    Cannon

    Edward John Cannon, born November 10, 1904 in Painesville, Ohio, died February 11, 1989. My father. Attended Ohio State University.
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    Anthony Barrett

    (Part 1 of 3) The Cannon name has a long history in Ireland, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the north-west region of the Emerald Island. The (O’)Cannon story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup D2] can trace their beginnings to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Cannon surname origin is from the Cenél Conaill [R1b-L513, Subgroup D] who found the Dál Fiatach.
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    Anthony Barrett

    (Part 2 of 3) A group will also found the Kingdom of Ercing in Wales as trade with Romans will become essential around 300 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Cannon story begins in pre-history Ireland but this line and many of his kin will move to Wales, then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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    Anthony Barrett

    (Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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    Chris

    Hi, my name is Christina. I was adopted whenI was six years old. I just resently found put that I am Irish.I guess that kinda explain to me the way I am. More on that later. So, all I know is my mothers name and grandmothers name. My mothers.name is Brenda Cannon and my grandmothers name is Ruby Cannon. If anyone has any information, please email me and let me know. I would really apperiate it, a lot. Thanks, and I love the Irish!!
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    CANNON Family History

    This interesting name is in most cases of early medieval English origin. It does not appear to have anything to do with firearms, but is belived to generally derive from a nickname given to someone who worked at a clergy house, or who gained the name from his dignified or clerical behaviour, or simply by working for 'The Canon' himself. As the real 'Canon' would have been (at least in theory) celibrate, the name cannot be any form of patronymic. The surname originates from the word "canun", itself from the Old French "canonie, canoine", introduced after the Norman Conquest of 1066 and subsequently absorbing the Old English pre 7th Century form "canonic"...

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