14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Gannon Family History

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

401,774 Historical Documents with Gannon on Ancestry.com
133,734 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,653 Military Records
17,640 Immigration Records
104,688 Census and Voter Lists
129,059 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Gannon Families

  • Number of Gannon families
     259 - 516
     87 - 258
     1 - 86
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gannon families
     251 - 499
     84 - 250
     1 - 83
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gannon families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gannon census records

You can see how Gannon families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Gannon census records >

Gannon Family Origin

Click on a place to view Gannon immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gannon families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Gannon immigration records >

Gannon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Gannon immigration records

You can find out when most of the Gannon families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Gannon immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Gannon

Click on a circle in the chart to view Gannon birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Gannon ancestors in the SSDI

Gannon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gannon census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gannon ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Gannon census records >

Gannon Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Gannon military records >

Message Board about Gannon 386 Threads, 27 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions