O'shields Family History

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O'shields Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Siaghail (modern Irish Ó Siáil) ‘descendant of Siadhal’, a well-attested personal name of unknown derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Shields, Shield, O'shea, Deshields, Oshel, Michiels, Ohnemus, Hils

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O'shields Family Origin

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O'shields Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Housekeeper

    9%
  • Taileriss

    9%

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In 1880, the most common O'shields occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of O'shields's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the O'shields family was Taileriss. Farmer, Keeping House and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'shields.

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O'shields Life Expectancy

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