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Origin and popularity of the name o'SHIELDS

Origin

O'Shields : Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Siaghail (modern Irish Ó Siáil) ‘descendant of Siadhal’ a well-attested personal name of unknown derivation.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 512 individuals with the name o'SHIELDS on Geneanet.

 

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