The surname Shevland is an Anglicization of the sept name O Sibhlen, which is now in modern Irish O Seibhleain.
Early Origins of the Shevland family
The surname Shevland was first found in County Offaly
(Irish: Uíbh Fháilí) originally the Kingdom of Uí Failghe, located in central Ireland
in the Province of Leinster
, where the principal sept of O Sibhlen was located. They were an important sept in that area until the Anglo- Norman invasion
in the 12th century. There was also a sept of O Sibhlen of the Ui Fiachrach in Mayo.
Early History of the Shevland family
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Shevland Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Shevlin, Shevlan, Shevland, Shevlane, Shivlin and many more.
Early Notables of the Shevland family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Shevland family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward and John Shivilen, who were recorded as British aliens in Delaware during the War of 1812; Phillip Shevlen, who settled in St. John, New Brunswick in 1833.
Historic Events for the Shevland family
- Mr. John Shevland, English Second Waiter from England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/