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The surname Shevlin is an Anglicization of the sept name O Sibhlen, which is now in modern Irish O Seibhleain.

Shevlin Early Origins



The surname Shevlin 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.

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Shevlin Spelling Variations


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Shevlin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shevlin, Shevlan, Shevland, Shevlane, Shivlin and many more.

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Shevlin Early History


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Shevlin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shevlin research. Another 216 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1635, and 1665 are included under the topic Early Shevlin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shevlin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shevlin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shevlin Notables 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 were:

Shevlin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick, Peter, Thomas, John, and James Shevlin, who were all naturalized in Philadelphia between 1850 and 1876

Shevlin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Shevlin, aged 19, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "John & Mary" from Belfast, Ireland

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shevlin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shevlin (post 1700)



  • James Cornelius "Jimmy" Shevlin (1909-1974), American Major League Baseball first baseman who played from 1930 to 1934
  • Thomas Leonard "Tom" Shevlin (1883-1915), All-American football end and coach at Yale University, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954
  • Thomas H. Shevlin, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1900 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Owen Shevlin, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 14th District, 1901 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James S. Shevlin, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1930 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Shevlin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908, 1920 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anthony Shevlin (b. 1982), Irish footballer
  • Keith Shevlin (b. 1981), Irish professional Association football forward
  • Peter Shevlin (1902-1948), Scottish football goalkeeper

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  2. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  7. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  10. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
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The Shevlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shevlin 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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