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Gannon Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnáin, a patronymic from the personal name Fionnán. This name, from a diminutive of fionn ‘white’, ‘fair’, was borne by several early Irish saints.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cannon, Bannon, Hannon, Hanson, Ganson, Hanlon, Grannan, Gayton

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Gannon Family Origin

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Gannon Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Hawker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Gannon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Gannon's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gannon. A less common occupation for the Gannon family was Hawker.

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Gannon Historical Records

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Gannon Life Expectancy

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