The surname Chamblee was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
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Spelling variations of this family name include: Chamblis, Chambliss, Chamblay, Chambley, Chambly and many more.
Early Notables of the Chamblee family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jacques de Chambly (died 1687), French military officer who became a seigneur in the New World and a Governor of Acadia in 1673.
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