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Shinkle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Shinkle surname originally appeared in Gaelic as O Sionnaigh, which is derived from "sionnach," which means "fox."

Early Origins of the Shinkle family


The surname Shinkle was first found in County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Connacht, where they held a family seat. This most ancient Irish surname is derived from Sionnach, the Fox, an epithet used by the Chief of the Irish Cathernaigh Clann, a branch of the northern Ui Fiachrach.

Early History of the Shinkle family


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Shinkle Spelling Variations


Individual scribes in the Ireland during the Middle Ages would often record a person's name various ways. How the name was recorded depended on what that particular scribe believed the proper spelling for the name pronounced to him was. Spelling variations revealed in the search for the origin of the Shinkle family name include Shiner, Shinner, Shunny, Shunagh, Shunnagh, Shinnick, Shinnock, Shinick and many more.

Early Notables of the Shinkle family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Shinkle family to the New World and Oceana


In the late 18th century, Irish families began emigrating to North America in the search of a plot of land to call their own. This pattern of emigration grew steadily until the 1840s when the Great Potato Famine of the 1840s cause thousands of Irish to flee the death and disease that accompanied the disaster. Those that made it alive to the shores of the United States and British North America (later to become Canada) were, however, instrumental in the development of those two powerful nations. Many of these Irish immigrants proudly bore the name of Shinkle:

Shinkle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Helen I. Shinkle, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "Majestic (1890)" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX33-5YH : 6 December 2014), Helen I. Shinkle, 07 Nov 1895; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Shinkle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert C. Shinkle, aged 34, arrived in New York in 1915 aboard the ship "Oceana" from Bermuda [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJWM-DTY : 6 December 2014), Robert C. Shinkle, 15 Jan 1915; citing departure port Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Oceana, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Madge M. Shinkle, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1915 aboard the ship "Oceana" from Bermuda [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJWM-DTB : 6 December 2014), Madge M. Shinkle, 15 Jan 1915; citing departure port Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Oceana, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Frances Shinkle, aged 19, destined for Cincinnati, Ohio, arrived in New York in 1922 aboard the ship "Kroonland" from Southampton, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNK3-CZS : 6 December 2014), Frances Shinkle, 17 Sep 1922; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Kroonland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Ann Shinkle, aged 17,destined for Cincinnati, Ohio, arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Liverpool, England [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNJ8-KM3 : 6 December 2014), Ann Shinkle, 02 Jul 1923; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Shinkle (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General Edward Marsh Shinkle (1878-1966), American Commanding Officer Ogden Arsenal, Utah in 1942 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Edward Shinkle. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Shinkle/Edward_Marsh/USA.html
  • Norman D. Shinkle (b. 1950), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State Senate 11th District, 1983-90; Defeated, 1990; Chair of Ingham County Republican Party, 2007 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX33-5YH : 6 December 2014), Helen I. Shinkle, 07 Nov 1895; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJWM-DTY : 6 December 2014), Robert C. Shinkle, 15 Jan 1915; citing departure port Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Oceana, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJWM-DTB : 6 December 2014), Madge M. Shinkle, 15 Jan 1915; citing departure port Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Oceana, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNK3-CZS : 6 December 2014), Frances Shinkle, 17 Sep 1922; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Kroonland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNJ8-KM3 : 6 December 2014), Ann Shinkle, 02 Jul 1923; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Edward Shinkle. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Shinkle/Edward_Marsh/USA.html
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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