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Sheal households in mid-19th century Ireland

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Sheal households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Belfast city 1 Donegal 1
Westmeath 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Sheils: numerous: South East, N Leinster, Connacht. Ir. Ó Siadhail. They were known as a medical family in Donegal and Offaly. Variants : Shiel, Shields, Shiels. SGG & IF.
Shiel: fairly numerous: South East, Midlands, Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Siadhail. Also as Shiels and Shields, q.v.
Shields: numerous: Ulster, especially Derry, also N Leinster, Galway, Donegal. Ir. Ó Siadhail. They were hereditary physicians in Donegal-Derry and Offaly. IF.
Shiels: numerous: all areas except Cork, especially Derry-Donegal. Ir. Ó Siadhail. See Shields.
Ó Siadhail: Shiel(s): Shields: líonmhar: Doire-Tír Chonaill, Oir-dheisceart, Gaillimh & rl. Clann leighis a bhain clú amach go forleathan. Mhaíodar sinsearacht ó Mhaine, mac le Niall Naoi-ghiallach; bhí clann díobh chun tosaigh in Uíbh Fhailí. Le déanaí, bhí George Shiels (1886-1949) ina dhrámadóir iomráiteach agus, gan amhras, cuimhneófar ar William Shiels, aisteoir, faoin ainm stáitse "Barry Fitzgerald" (1888-1961) in an iliomad scannán.
Ó Siadhail: rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Shiel.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Sheal 3
Sheales 3
Sheall 2
Sheals 31
Sheil 437
Sheilds 30
Sheill 42
Sheills 21
Sheils 272
Shiel 104
Shield 2
Shields 100
Shiell 3
Shiells 9
Shiels 148


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Siadhail
Scheilds
Sheile
Sheiles
Shiele


SECOND SURNAME


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