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Shede History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Shede 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."

Early Origins of the Shede family


The surname Shede 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 Shede family dates back to this ancient period.

Early History of the Shede family


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Shede Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Shede family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Shede family to Ireland


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


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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