O'Shields Family Crest
The Irish, English and Scottish surname O'Shields is an habitational name from a pair of places in Northumberland and County Durham (now both in Tyne and Wear) called North and South Shields, named from the Middle English term schele meaning “shed, hut, or shelter.” When found in Ireland it is a reduced form of O’Shields, an alternative anglicized form of the Gaelic name Ó Siadhail meaning “descendant of Siadhal.” A noted bearer of the name is the Irish musician Kevin Shields. There are approximately 1500 bearers of the name O'Shields currently living in the US.

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