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Origins Available: Irish, Scottish


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. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    4. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. 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).
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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 12 May 2016 at 07:28.

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