Shiel


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  • Shiel in 1659.

  • Shiel births mapped 1864-1913

  • Shiel 1901 census map

  • Shiel 1911 census map

  • Shiel Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

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    Shields




Parishes where Shiel and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Carlow:3Cavan:1Derry:1Donegal:36
Down:1Dublin:7Dublin city:1Galway:21
Kilkenny:1Longford:2Meath:1Monaghan:1
Offaly:6Roscommon:3Sligo:1Tipperary:8
Tyrone:7Wexford:1Wicklow:2

Surname Dictionary

Ó Siadhail rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Shiel.
Ó Siadhail Shiel(s): Shields: líonmhar: Doire-Tír Chonaill, Oir-dheisceart, Gaillimh & rl. Clann leighis a bhain clú amach go forleathan. Mhaíodar sinsearacht ó Mhaine, mac le Niall Naoi-ghiallach; bhí clann díobh chun tosaigh in Uíbh Fhailí. Le déanaí, bhí George Shiels (1886-1949) ina dhrámadóir iomráiteach agus, gan amhras, cuimhneófar ar William Shiels, aisteoir, faoin ainm stáitse "Barry Fitzgerald" (1888-1961) in an iliomad scannán.
Sheils numerous: South East, N Leinster, Connacht. Ir. Ó Siadhail. They were known as a medical family in Donegal and Offaly. Variants : Shiel, Shields, Shiels. SGG & IF.
Shiel fairly numerous: South East, Midlands, Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Siadhail. Also as Shiels and Shields, q.v.
Shields numerous: Ulster, especially Derry, also N Leinster, Galway, Donegal. Ir. Ó Siadhail. They were hereditary physicians in Donegal-Derry and Offaly. IF.
Shiels numerous: all areas except Cork, especially Derry-Donegal. Ir. Ó Siadhail. See Shields.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Sheal: 3
Sheales: 3
Sheall: 2
Sheals: 31
Sheil: 437
Sheilds: 30
Sheill: 42
Sheills: 21
Sheils: 272
Shiel: 104
Shield: 2
Shields: 100
Shiell: 3
Shiells: 9
Shiels: 148

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O Sheale
O Sheall
O Siadhail
Scheilds
Shealds
Sheile
Sheiles
Sheilis
Shelds
Shiele
Shils


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