Shannon Family History
Shannon Surname History
Shannon family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Shannon family researchers. The Shannon family is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the Shannon family has migrated, it has evolved making its origin difficult to piece together. This Shannon origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Shannon surname made up of user-uploaded content from users like you.
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The evolution of Shannon begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down that long ago.
As Shannon families emigrated between countries, the Shannon name may have changed with them. Shannon ancestors have moved across various regions all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Shannon country of origin
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The nationality of Shannon may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shannon may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Meaning of the last name Shannon
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The meaning of Shannon come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. A lot of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Shannon originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
- James Noble Shannon
- Audie Shannon Holley
- William Shannon Allem 1808 - ?
- David McKnight Shannon 1790 - 1860
- Emily Shannon 1816 - 1856
- Layne Shannon 1791 - 1865
- Wilma L. Shannon Shannon
- Newson Shannon 1840 - 1866
- John A Shannon 1875 - ?
- Richard Bentinck Boyle 9th Earl Of Shannon Shannon 1900 - present
- Samuel Shannon 1762 - 1813
- Jim Annie Bryant Shannon 1883 - ?
- Jane McKnight Shannon 1811 - 1870
- Elmer Shannon
- Mary Shannon
- Richard Bernard Boyle 7th Earl Of Shannon Shannon 1897 - 1917
- Richard Henry Boyle 6th Earl Of Shannon Shannon 1860 - 1906
- Earl Richard Boyle IV of Shannon 1809 - 1868
- Sharon Shannon Bouldin
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Famous people named Shannon
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Shannon
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Shannon. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Shannon spelling variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shannon last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Shannon change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Shannon were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Shannon.