Sheveland


Sheveland households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Seibhlín (1) Shevlin, (2) Shovelin: (1) cuíosach líonmhar: Oirghialla & Gaillimh-Maigh Eo. (2) líon beag: Tír Chonaill. Bhí clann aitheanta in Uíbh Fhailí roimh an Ionradh; bhí ceann eile, craobh d'Uí Fiachrach, i Maigh Eo ach, ins na céadta deireannacha, is in Oirghialla agus Tír Chonaill is mó a gheibhtear iad. Brí: sibhal = luath, tapaidh.
Shelvin Very rare: Tyrone. Perhaps a variant of Shevlin, q.v.
Shevlin fairly numerous: Belfast, S Ulster, Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Seibhleáin, perhaps from sibhal, swift. The original septs were in Offaly and Mayo; the name was associated with Donegal but they are now mainly in Oriel (Monaghan etc). See Shovelin. MIF.
Shovlin Quite numerous: Donegal etc. Ir. Ó Seibhleáin. Variant of Shevlin, q.v.


Parishes where Sheveland and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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