Shiels



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

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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.

    Maps

  • Shiels in 1659.
  • Shiels births mapped 1864-1913
  • Shiels 1901 census map
  • Shiels 1911 census map
  • Shiels Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


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