Cannan heads of household in the 1911 census

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Cannon numerous: Connacht, Ulster, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Canáin, (cano, wolf cub), names septs in Galway and Donegal. Ó Canainn & Ó Canannáin are synonyms in Donegal. There is also the English name Cannon.MIF.
Ó Canáin Cannon: líonmhar: Gaillimh, Maigh Eo, Tír Conaill, Doire. Ó Cananáin a bhí ann ar dtús ó thuaidh. Deirtear gur as "cano" - coileán faolchon - na sloinnte seo.IF.
Ó Canannáin Cannon: líon beag: Tír Conaill & rl. Dream a bhí cumhachtach i dTír Conaill go dtí gur bhuaigh na Domhnallaigh orthu sa 13 céad.IF.

DEDs where Cannan and a second surname are found together


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