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Shiels Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Shields.

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

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Shiels Family Origin

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Shiels Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Alderman

    3%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shiels family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Alderman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shiels. The most common Shiels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Shiels's were Farmers.

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Shiels Historical Records

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Shiels Life Expectancy

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