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Early Origins of the Chamblee family

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.

Early History of the Chamblee family

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Chamblee Spelling Variations

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. Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (1688-1763)...
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Chamblee Ranking

In the United States, the name Chamblee is the 6,609th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Chamblee migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chamblee Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Juilette Chamblee, aged 26, who immigrated to America from Paris, France, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Chamblee (post 1700) +

  • Jones M. Chamblee (b. 1936), American politician, Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives (1975-1976)
  • Edwin Leon Chamblee (1920-1999), known as Eddie "Long Gone" Chamblee, an American tenor and alto saxophonist, and occasional vocalist, who played jazz and R&B
  • James Nathaniel "Jim" Chamblee (b. 1975), American former Major League Baseball player who played in two games for the Cincinnati Reds in 2003
  • Brandel Eugene Chamblee (b. 1962), American professional PGA golfer, winner of the 1998 Greater Vancouver Open

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