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Chantler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Chantler is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It was originally a name for someone who worked as a person who makes and sells candles. More rarely, the surname Chantler may have been applied to someone who had the responsibility of lighting the candles in a large house or someone who owed rent in the form of wax or candles. The surname Chantler is derived from the Old English words chaundeler and chandeler, which in turn come from the Old French word chandelier. This is derived from the late Latin word candelarius, which comes from the word candela, which means candle. This Latin word comes from the word candere, which means to be bright.


Early Origins of the Chantler family


The surname Chantler was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Chantler family


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Chantler Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Chantler are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Chantler include Chandler, Chandlers, Channdler, Channdlers, Candler, Chaundler and many more.

Early Notables of the Chantler family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Chantler family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Chantler or a variant listed above:

Chantler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Chantler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Chantler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Thomas Chantler, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) Cou sty, Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Chantler Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Chantler, aged 19, a blacksmith, who arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Chantler (post 1700)


  • Christopher T. Chantler, Australian physicist at University of Melbourne, Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • Christopher Steven 'Chris" Chantler (b. 1990), English footballer from Cheadle Hulme, England
  • Scott Chantler (b. 1972), Canadian cartoonist and illustrator, winner of Joe Shuster Award in the Comics for Kids, two-time Eisner Award nominated
  • Sir Cyril Chantler GBE FRCP FMedSci FRCPCH (b. 1939), British physician, Consultant Paediatrician at Guy's Hospital from 1971 to 2000

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Citations


  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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