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Chant Early Origins



The surname Chant was first found in Dauphine.

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Chant Spelling Variations


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Chant Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chant, Chanteau, Chantel, Chantelot, Chantelat, Chantelou and many more.

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Chant Early History


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Chant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chant research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1697, 1848, 1885, and 1897 are included under the topic Early Chant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chant Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Augustin-Francis de Chanteau, who was born in Metz in 1848. He came from a family of the region of Alsace of which one of the members had built the fortifications of Strasbourg and furnished the Councillors for the Chamber of counts at Dôle...

Another 102 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chant 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:

Chant Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Andrew Chant, who arrived in Virginia in 1628

Chant Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Jabez Chant, aged 26, a farm servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "China"
  • Henry Chant, aged 28, a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Prowse"

Chant Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Chant, aged 25, a labourer, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1842
  • Eliza Chant, aged 21, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1842
  • Ellen Chant arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chant (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chant (post 1700)



  • James R. Chant, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1920
  • George Chant, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 11th District, 1924
  • F. Raymond Chant, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932
  • Donald Chant, Canadian Chairman of Ontario Waste Management Corporation (1980-) and lives in Toronto

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Chant Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Chant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chant 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 3 November 2015 at 11:50.

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