Lennon (name)

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Ó Lionáin
Family name
Meaning "Cloak"; "blackbird"; "lover"
Region of origin Ireland
Language(s) of origin Irish Gaelic
Related names MacLennon, O'Lennon, O'Lennan, Linnane, Lineen, O'Lonain
Footnotes: Frequency Comparisons:[1]

The name Lennon can refer to one of several individuals or groups: means = " GOODAS Anglicized from Irish Ó Leannáin (“descendant of Lover (leannán)”) and from Ó Lionáin (“descendant of Blackbird (Lonán)”).

  • John Lennon (1940–1980), singer, musician, poet and songwriter famous as a member of The Beatles
  • The Lennon Sisters, four siblings who sang together as part of an act, most notably seen on The Lawrence Welk Show
    • Dianne Lennon, American singer
    • Janet Lennon, American singer
    • Kathy Lennon, American singer
    • Peggy Lennon, American singer
  • The members of Venice (band):
    • Kipp Lennon (born 1960), American musician
    • Mark Lennon, American musician
    • Michael Lennon, American musician
    • Pat Lennon, American musician
  • Aaron Lennon (born 1987), English football player
  • Alton Lennon, Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina
  • Ben Lennon, Australian rules footballer
  • Bruce Lennon, Australian rules footballer
  • Harry Lennon, English professional footballer
  • Jimmy Lennon (1913–1992), American boxing ring announcer (Jimmy Lennon Sr or Jr)
  • John Brown Lennon (1850-1923), American labor union leader and general-secretary of the Journeyman Tailors Union of America (JTU)
  • J. Robert Lennon, American novelist, short story writer, musician and composer
  • Joseph Lennon, Irish politician
  • Mark Lennon (born 1980), Australian rugby player
  • Neil Lennon (born 1971), Irish football player
  • Paul Lennon (born 1955), Australian politician
  • Steven Lennon (born 1988), Scottish football player
  • Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (born 1982), political activist, known better as Tommy Robinson
  • Thomas F. Lennon, American documentary filmmaker
  • Thomas Lennon, American screenwriter
  • Thomas Lennon (born 1970), American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer
  • Thomas L. Lennon (1896-1963), American screenwriter

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  1. ^ "Lennon Surname Meaning and Distribution". forebears.co.uk.  Retrieved 25 January 2014

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