Deshields Family History
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Deshields Name Meaning
Possibly a part Americanized form of Dutch de Schilder, an occupational name for a gilder or painter (of arms), from schilder ‘painter’, a derivative of schild ‘shield’, ‘scutcheon’, ‘coat of arms’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Shield, Shields, O'shields, Knepshield, Schield, Michiels, Belfield