Early Origins of the Shail family
Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1254 when Richard Shales held lands.
Early History of the Shail family
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Shail Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Shales, Shayles, Shayle, Shail, Shale, Scheyle, Sheyles and many more.
Early Notables of the Shail family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Shail family to the New World and Oceana
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Shail Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Shail (post 1700)
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