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Shackles History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Shackles surname was a habitational name created from the place named Shackleton in the parish of Halifax, West Yorkshire. The place name is thought to derive from the Old English word "scacol," which describes a "tongue of land" and "tun," meaning "enclosure," or "settlement."

Early Origins of the Shackles family


The surname Shackles was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Shackles family


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Shackles Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Shackleton, Shackle, Sheckleton and others.

Early Notables of the Shackles family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Shackles family to Ireland


Some of the Shackles family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Shackles family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Margaret Shackleton, a bonded passenger, who arrived in America in 1751; Edward Shackleton, a bonded passenger, who arrived in Maryland in 1758; Thomas G. Shackleton, on record as a British Alien in America in 1810.

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