Shiells births between 1864 and 1913


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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.
 

Districts where Shiells and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Shields: 1727
  • Shiels: 1197
  • Sheilds: 437
  • Sheils: 1404
  • Sheil: 888
  • Shiel: 732
  • Sheills: 101
  • Sheill: 135
  • Sheal: 51
  • Sheales: 15
  • Sheals: 488
  • Shiells: 26
  • Shield: 13
  • Shiell: 30
  • Sheile: 3
  • Sheiles: 2
  • Shealds: 9
  • Shelds: 4
  • Shils: 3
  • Sheilis: 2

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