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Early Origins of the Chambliss family

The surname Chambliss 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 Chambliss family

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Chambliss Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Chamblis, Chambliss, Chamblay, Chambley, Chambly and many more.

Early Notables of the Chambliss family

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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Chambliss Ranking

In the United States, the name Chambliss is the 4,583rd most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. 1

Canada Chambliss migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chambliss Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • William P. Chambliss, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Chambliss (post 1700) +

  • Alexander Wilds Chambliss (1864-1947), American politician, Mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee (1919-1923), Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Kirby Chambliss (b. 1959), American commercial pilot and World Champion in aerobatics
  • Erika Chambliss (b. 1987), American model from Chicago
  • Scott Chambliss, American Primetime Emmy Award winning production designer, known for his work on Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Mission: Impossible III (2006) and Salt (2010)
  • Woody Chambliss (1914-1981), American actor, best known for his role in Gunsmoke
  • Andrew Chambliss (b. 1981), American television writer and producer, known for his work on Dollhouse (2009) Once Upon a Time (2011) and The Vampire Diaries (2009)
  • Carroll Christopher Chambliss (b. 1948), American Major League Baseball player and coach, recipient of the American League Rookie of the Year Award 1971
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (b. 1943), American politician, senior United States Senator from Georgia
  • Elizabeth Ann Chambliss, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000 2
  • Charles D. Chambliss Jr., American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000 2
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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