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The surname Sheday is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It is derived from the Old English word "scydd," meaning "hovel, shed," and thus refers to a "dweller at the hovel."

Sheday Early Origins



The surname Sheday was first found in Yorkshire where bearers of the name have lived since early times. During the years after the Conquest, England was dominated by the Normans, and the presence of Anglo-Saxon surnames was dwarfed by the sudden influx of French. Many of these surnames survived, however, and the written history of the Sheday family dates back to this ancient period.

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Sheday Spelling Variations


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Sheday Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shedd, Shed, Shede, Shead, Sched and others.

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Sheday Early History


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Sheday Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sheday research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1301, 1327, 1524, 1642 and 1773 are included under the topic Early Sheday History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sheday Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sheday Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sheday Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sheday In Ireland


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Sheday In Ireland



Some of the Sheday family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 107 words (8 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 or some of its variants were: Daniel Shed, who settled in Massachusetts in 1643; James Shed, who immigrated to Virginia in 1740; Thomas Shed, who took an oath of allegiance in Pennsylvania in 1777.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sheday Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sheday 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.

    This page was last modified on 27 November 2013 at 13:01.

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