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Shevlin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Shevlin family


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.

Early History of the Shevlin family


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Shevlin Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Shevlin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Shevlin family to the New World and Oceana


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

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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Citations


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

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