5,664 MANION members around the world
MANION Family HistoryRecorded as Mannin, Manion, Mannion, Manning, Manan, Manin, Manon, Menon, and others, this is a surname which is usually of Irish origins. It is a developed form of the Gaelic surname O' Mainnin from "manch", meaning monk, and hence the male decendant of the son of the monk. The sept of O' Mainnin was located in the barony of Tiaquin, in County Galway, and their chief's residence was the castle of Clogher. They were an important clan in the region known as Hy Many, but they were not of that group by descent, as their ancestors were the ancient pre Gaelic Pictish rulers of that area.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous MANION (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the MANION tribe
- Find your MANION ancestor
- Tell us about your MANION Family
- Tell us about your MANION ancestors
- Ask a question about the MANION history
- Leave a message for MANION family members
Invite more MANION family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the MANION tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the MANION live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!
Show off the MANION Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from