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Challans Early Origins



The surname Challans was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Challans Spelling Variations


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Challans Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chalon, Challon, Chalont, Chalons, Challont, Challons, Chalen, Chalan, Challan, Challen, Challan, Chalant, Challant, Chaland, Challand, Chalans, Challans and many more.

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Challans Early History


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Challans Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Challans research. Another 877 words (63 lines of text) covering the years 1039, 1065, 1240, 1228, 1303, 1316, 1418, 1462, 1473, 1498, 1530, 1647, 1665, 1303, 1316, 1659 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Challans History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Challans Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Challans Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Challans Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Challoner settled in Nevis in 1654; that same year, Miles Challoner settled in Barbados; Arthur Challoner settled in New England in 1674; Martin Challan settled in Philadelphia in 1875..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Challans (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Challans (post 1700)



  • Mary Challans, Novelist living in South Africa

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Challans Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Challans Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Challans Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2013 at 10:07.

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