Chable History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The ancestry of the name Chable dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived near the chapel, The surname Chable is a topographic surname, which is a type of surname that was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. In this case the Chable family were dwellers by the churchyard.
Early Origins of the Chable family
The surname Chable was first found in various counties and shires throughout Britain. The earliest record of the family appears to be John Chapel who was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Norfolk in 1202.  The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Hugh de la Chapele in Nottinghamshire.
During the reign of Edward I., Thomas de la Chapele was listed in Northumberland and John atte Chapele was listed in Somerset. William a la Chapele was listed in the Feet of Fines Rolls about the same time. Richard de la Chapele was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Sussex in 1296.  The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 list Johannes del Chapell. 
Early History of the Chable family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chable research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1374, 1569, 1579, 1588, 1582, 1649, 1582, 1677, 1745, 1728, 1729, 1737 and 1746 are included under the topic Early Chable History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Chable Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Chable have been found, including Chapel, Chappell, Chappel, Chappelle, Chapele, Chapell, Chapple and many more.
Early Notables of the Chable family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include William Chappell (1582-1649), English divine, Bishop of Cork, the son of Robert Chappell, and born at Laxton, Nottinghamshire, on 10 Dec. 1582. 
William Chapple (1677-1745), English judge, was one of the Chapples of Waybay House, Dorsetshire. "About 1728 he was appointed a judge on the North Wales circuit, and in 1729...
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Migration of the Chable family to Ireland
Some of the Chable family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Chable family
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Chable, or a variant listed above: Jonathan Chaple who settled in Boston 1716; Robert Chapel settled in San Francisco in 1850; Alice settled in New England in 1766; Phyllis Chapple settled in Virginia in 1663.
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- ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print