Shed History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Shed family

The surname Shed was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the 12th century.

Important Dates for the Shed family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shed research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1625, 1708, 1759, and 1798 are included under the topic Early Shed History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Shed Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Shedden, Sheddan, Sheddans, Sheddens and others.

Early Notables of the Shed family (pre 1700)

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

Migration of the Shed family to Ireland

Some of the Shed family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Shed migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shed Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Daniel Shed, who landed in Braintree, Massachusetts in 1647 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Shed (post 1700)

  • Nevil Shed (b. 1966), American basketball player, member of the 1966 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament National Champions

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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)
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