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Chambliss Early Origins



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.

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Chambliss Spelling Variations


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Chambliss Spelling Variations



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

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Chambliss Early History


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Chambliss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chambliss research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1641, 1687 and 1673 are included under the topic Early Chambliss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chambliss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chambliss Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chambliss 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 were:

Chambliss Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William P. Chambliss, who settled in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chambliss (post 1700)


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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
  • Elizabeth Ann Chambliss, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000
  • Charles D. Chambliss Jr., American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000
  • Alexander Wilds Chambliss (1864-1947), American politician, Mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1919-23; Chief Justice of Tennessee State Supreme Court
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    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. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Chambliss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chambliss 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 22 April 2016 at 11:56.

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