Shackleton Family History
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Shackleton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in the parish of Halifax, West Yorkshire, so named from an unattested Old English word, scacol ‘tongue of land’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Stapleton, Shackley, Hambleton, Freckleton, Hazleton, Stockton