O'Shea Family History
O'Shea Surname History
This page is the home for the complete history of the O'Shea surname, O'Shea etymology, and history of people with the O'Shea name. The last name O'Shea is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over time, and as the O'Shea family has spread, it has changed making its etymology challenging to unearth. O'Shea family history has a rich and complex origin whose details are beginning to be understood by O'Shea family researchers.
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The evolution of O'Shea begins with the origins of thesurname. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. O'Shea families have migrated around different countries all throughout history. As these families moved between countries, the O'Shea name may have changed with them.
O'Shea country of origin
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The nationality of O'Shea is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of O'Shea may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meaning of the last name O'Shea
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The meaning of O'Shea come may come from a profession, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Many of these trade-based last names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like O'Shea originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
- Brian K O'shea 1960 - 2003
- Joseph O'shea 1936 - 2005
- Michael P O'shea 1966 - 1995
- Mary G O'shea Thornton
- Keith M O'shea 1969 - 2006
- Seth S O'shea 1934 - 2007
- Beatrice P O'shea 1921 - 2005
- Lucille R O'shea 1933 - 1993
- Mathilda O'shea 1930 - 2002
- Helene A O'shea 1944 - 2004
- William O'shea 1942 - 2004
- Philip O'shea
- Katherine O'shea
- Michael O'shea
- Dorothy M O'shea 1919 - 2005
- Kevin M O'shea 1951 - 2002
- Marion O'shea
- Vincent J O'shea 1946 - 2004
- Janice K O'shea 1948 - 1992
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Famous people named O'Shea
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Nationality and Ethnicity of O'Shea
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name O'Shea. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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O'Shea spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as O'Shea were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of O'Shea. Last names like O'Shea transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the O'Shea family name are important to understanding the history of the name.