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Noble surnames, such as Chantigny, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Chantigny, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bourgoigne. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Chantigny family originally derived their surname from the name of the town of Chatenay, in the province of Bourgoigne.

Chantigny Early Origins



The surname Chantigny was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been traced back to ancient times.

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Chantigny Spelling Variations


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Chantigny Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chatenay, Chatenais, Chatenaie, Chateney, Chatnay, Chatnais, Chatnaie, Chatney, Chatenaies, Chatnaies, Chattenay, Chattenais, Chattenaie, Chatteney, Chatonay, du Chatenay, de Chatenay, du Chatenay, Chastenay, Chastenet and many more.

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Chantigny Early History


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Chantigny Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chantigny research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1286, 1431, and 1580 are included under the topic Early Chantigny History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chantigny Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chantigny Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chantigny 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 or some of its variants were: P.H. Chatena, aged 22; settled in New York City in 1820.

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Citations



    Other References

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    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    The Chantigny Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chantigny 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 11 July 2013 at 13:59.

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