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Multiple Origins for the Surname Shiner


German


Shiner Early Origins



The surname Shiner was first found in Switzerland, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Shiner Spelling Variations


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Shiner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schein, Scheins, Shein, Scheine, Sheine, Scheiner, Sheiner, Shine, Shines and many more.

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Shiner Early History


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Shiner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shiner research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1363, 1414, 1450, 1585, 1630, 1575 and 1650 are included under the topic Early Shiner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shiner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shiner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shiner 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:

Shiner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Shiner, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shiner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shiner (post 1700)



  • Ambassador Josette Sheeran Shiner, American Under Secretary for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs for the United States Department of State
  • Isaac Shiner, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Sussex County, 1837-38
  • Roy Albert James Shiner (1924-1988), British professional footballer from the Isle of Wight
  • Ronald Alfred Shiner (1903-1966), British stand-up comedian and comedic actor, known for Dry Rot (1956), Aunt Clara (1954) and Innocents in Paris (1953)
  • Lewis Shiner (b. 1950), American science fiction writer
  • Esther Shiner (1924-1987), Canadian municipal politician in Toronto, Ontario, North York's Deputy Mayor in the 1980s
  • David Shiner (b. 1953), American actor, clown, playwright and theater director, first featured in Cirque du Soleil's production Nouvelle Expérience in 1990

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Shiner Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Shiner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shiner 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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