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Deshields Family History

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

19,589 Historical Documents with Deshields on Ancestry
5,342 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,021 Military Records
311 Immigration Records
3,345 Census and Voter Lists
9,570 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Deshields Families

  • Number of Deshields families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Deshields last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Deshields Family Origin

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Deshields Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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