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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    7. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. 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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