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Multiple Origins for the Surname Shivley



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

Shivley Early Origins



The surname Shivley 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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Shivley Spelling Variations


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Shivley Spelling Variations



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

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Shivley Early History


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Shivley Early History



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

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Shivley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shivley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shivley 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 or some of its variants were: Edward and John Shivilen, who were recorded as British aliens in Delaware during the War of 1812; Phillip Shevlen, who settled in St. John, New Brunswick in 1833.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shivley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shivley (post 1700)



  • Laura Shivley, American actress, known for her work on Blood Was Everywhere (2011) and The Doctor (2005)
  • Doug Shivley, American Atlanta Falcons Defensive Coordinator
  • W. Phillips Shivley, American Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota

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Shivley Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Shivley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shivley 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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