This last name extended through the whole Peninsula, and branches passed to America. Don José Antonio Ramos y Fernández, was created Marquis of Casa Ramos de la Fidelidad on April 5, 1815. Don Antonio Ramos de Meneses y Ramírez was created Duke of Baños on July 31, 1875. Members of this lineage proved nobility and hidalguía, in Santiago’s Order during the years 1663 and 1699; in the Order of Calatrava during the years 1744 and 1888; in the Order Alcántara in the years 1693 and 1695; numerous times in the Real Chancillería of Valladolid; in the Real Audience of Oviedo in the years 1759, 1763 and 1794.
Its Arms: In silver field, a sinople cross fleuretty.
I am blogging to let you know that we continue to prepare for Ike. It looks like is going to hit Galveston but we will be getting a lot of water… if you are looking for a specific last name and we have not post it let me know and I will look for it.
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This old and noble lineage, according to don Julio de Atienza, it is of Castilian origin. The primitive house of this lastname was established in the land of the Montañas de León. Don Fernando de Verdejo, knight of the Sacred Sepulcher, is the oldest person with this last name that we know of. Knights of this lineage proved nobility in the Order of Calatrava in, 1703, in the Real Chancillería de Valladolid in the year 1556.
Its Arms: On silver field a bend of azure, swallowing by two sinople dragantes, and accompanied by three stars of gold, profiled of sable, one on top and two below; gules bordure, with eight crosses of gold.
Hello, as you can see I am still alive. I have been working on some other exiting projects and I had to stop posting to this blog for some weeks. Among other things I have been working on preparing new Heraldry products for this blog. I am sure you are going to like it. Expect the upcoming store update. I will keep you informed. Tonight we have an interesting last name CANNON.
Surname of Irish origin. The original Gaelic form of the name cannon is O Canain, from the word cano, which means
Spelling variations of the name cannon dating from Middle Ages include Cannon, O’Cannon, MacCannon,
MacCannan, and many more.
First found in Tirconnell in Northern Ireland where they held a family seat from very ancient times.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, thousands of Irish families fled an Ireland that was forcibly held through by England through its imperialistic policies.
A large portion of these families crossed the Atlantic to the shores of North America.
Early North American immigration records indicate people bearing the Irish name cannon or a variant settled in Virginia in 1646; in the Barbados in 1660. Many other Cannon settled in Philadelphia Pa. between 1772 and 1866.
You will be amazed on the number of last names that have variations like Cannon. There are not that many sources that indicate the variation of the last name so if you have information about this, please share it with us. And if you know a Cannon, share this blog with them. I will see you tomorrow with another family crest.