as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century. They were later found in
in 1332 when John Schephirdson held estates in that county.
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of this family name include: Shepperdson, Shipperdson, Schipperdson, Schepperdson, Shepherdson, Sheperdson, Sheppardson, Shipardson, Shepperson, Sheperson, Shiparson, Sheparson, Shepparson, Shipson, Shepson, Sheppson and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anne Shipperson, who came to Maryland in 1683; John Sheppardson, who arrived in America in 1773; Andreas Schipper, who came to America in 1783; Marry Shephardson, who settled in New York, NY in 1823.