Chambney History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Chambney family

The surname Chambney 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 Chambney family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chambney research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1641, 1687, 1673, 1688 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Chambney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chambney Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Chambney 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)...
Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chambney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Chambney migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chambney Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Marie Chambney, who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Mahe Chambney, aged 28, who arrived in Virginia in 1635 [1]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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