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The Shackleton 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."

Shackleton Early Origins



The surname Shackleton 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.

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Shackleton Spelling Variations


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Shackleton Spelling Variations



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

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Shackleton Early History


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Shackleton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shackleton research. Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1246, 1280, 1302, 1601, and 1602 are included under the topic Early Shackleton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shackleton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shackleton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shackleton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shackleton In Ireland


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Shackleton In Ireland



Some of the Shackleton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shackleton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Margaret Shackleton, a bonded passenger, who arrived in America in 1751
  • Edward Shackleton, a bonded passenger, who arrived in Maryland in 1758

Shackleton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas G. Shackleton, on record as a British Alien in America in 1810
  • Thomas G Shackleton, who landed in America in 1810 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Shackleton, who setted in Philadelphia in 1832
  • Joseph Shackleton, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1853

Shackleton Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anna Shackleton, a Scottish emigrant on record in Canada in 1850

Shackleton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • J. M. Shackleton, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1881
  • Mary Shackleton, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1881
  • Catherine Shackleton, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shackleton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shackleton (post 1700)



  • Scott Shackleton, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 107th District; Elected 1998 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Pauline E. Shackleton, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1956, 1960, 1972; Member of Democratic National Committee from District of Columbia, 1963 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John H. Shackleton, American Democrat politician, Candidate for supervisor of Canton Township, Michigan, 1902 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Maxwell Shackleton (1896-1968), American Republican politician, Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Saginaw County 1st District, 1961-62 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Leonard Francis Shackleton (1922-2000), English footballer
  • Robert Millner Shackleton (1909-2001), English Professor of Geology at the University of Leeds (1962-1975) and Fellow of the Royal Society
  • David John Shackleton (b. 1948), Australian (English born), Vice Admiral of the Royal Australian Navy, Chief of Navy (1999-2002)
  • Sir David James Shackleton (1863-1938), English cotton worker and trade unionist who became the third Labour Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom
  • Robert Shackleton, Professor of Geology at the University of Leeds (1962-1975) and Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Edith Shackleton, Journalist
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Shackleton Historic Events


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Shackleton Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. W Shackleton, British Able Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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Suggested Readings for the name Shackleton


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Suggested Readings for the name Shackleton



  • The Shackletons by Bernice Close Shackleton.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

Other References

  1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  11. ...

The Shackleton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shackleton Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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