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

Shovelin Early Origins



The surname Shovelin 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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Shovelin Spelling Variations


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Shovelin Spelling Variations



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

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Shovelin Early History


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Shovelin Early History



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

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Shovelin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shovelin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shovelin 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 were:

Shovelin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Shovelin, who became an American citizen in Georgia in 1866

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shovelin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shovelin (post 1700)



  • Pat Shovelin, Irish Gaelic football coach from Ardara, County Donegal

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Shovelin Family Crest Products


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Shovelin Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    4. 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.
    5. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    6. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    7. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    8. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
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    The Shovelin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shovelin 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 3 July 2014 at 13:58.

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