Sheilds Family History

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Sheilds Name Meaning

Irish, English, and Scottish: variant spelling of Shields.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sheils, Shields, Neild, Shead, Hails, Shilts, Neils, Hinds, Sheil

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Sheilds Family Origin

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Sheilds Family Occupations

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  • Coal Trimmer

    5%
  • Iron Worker

    5%
  • Grocer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Sheilds occupation in the UK was Coal Trimmer. 5% of Sheilds's were Coal Trimmers. Coal Trimmer, Iron Worker and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheilds. A less common occupation for the Sheilds family was Labourer.

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Sheilds Historical Records

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Sheilds Life Expectancy

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Famous Sheilds Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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