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Shockley family

There are 21,938 people with the Shockley surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the Shockley surname come from:
USA
 (98%)
Great Britain
 (0.7%)
Germany
 (0.5%)
Canada
 (0.2%)
Antarctica
 (0.2%)
Sudan
 (0.2%)
World|Europe|South America|Asia|Africa
The meaning of the name Shockley:
  1. English: of uncertain origin. Most probably a habitational name from Shocklach in Cheshire, named in Old English with sceocca ‘goblin’, ‘evil spirit’ + læcc ‘boggy stream’. In the 17th century, the name was most common in Buckinghamshire, England.
  2. Perhaps also an Americanized form of Swiss German Schoechli, a topographic name meaning ‘barn’, from a diminutive of Schoch.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Shockley:
Ann Shockley   Benjamin Shockley   David Shockley   Elizabeth Shockley   Hannah Shockley   James Shockley   John Shockley   Mary Shockley   Nancy Shockley   Rebecca Shockley   Richard Shockley   Ruth Shockley   Sarah Shockley   Thomas Shockley   William Shockley  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Shockley:
shockley Web Site, 2 members
Shockley Web Site, 2 members
shockley Web Site, One member
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