The name Sheppard in Ireland is of immigrant origin having existed in Counties Dublin and Kildare from the thirteenth century. It was brought in greater numbers by settlers from England who arrived into the Province of Ulster, especially during the seventeenth century.
Origen: Normando, Escocés. The Sheppard surname was is derived from the Old English word "sceap," meaning "sheep" and "hierde" meaning "herdsman." As such it was an occupational name, no doubt first born by one who worked as a shepherd. First found in Dorset where they were seated from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Variantes: Shapard, Shepherd, Shephard, Sheppard, Sheppeard, Shepperd y otros.
Motto: By fidelity and valour.
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