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Spelling variations of this family name include: Shepperdson, Shipperdson, Schipperdson, Schepperdson, Shepherdson, Sheperdson, Sheppardson, Shipardson, Shepperson, Sheperson, Shiparson, Sheparson, Shepparson, Shipson, Shepson, Sheppson and many more.
First found in Durham 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 12th century. They were later found in Cumberland in 1332 when John Schephirdson held estates in that county.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shepperson research. Another 331 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Shepperson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Shepperson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Shepperson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Shepperson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shepperson 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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