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Chapa Early Origins



The surname Chapa was first found in Ile-de-France.

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Chapa Spelling Variations


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Chapa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chape, Chappe, Chapa, Chapax, Chappaz, Chapé, Chapey, Chapez, Chapat, Chapdeleine, Chappedeleine, Chapenoire, Chapdeville, Chapchoul, Chapier, Chapados and many more.

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Chapa Early History


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Chapa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chapa research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1314, 1317, 1331, 1429, 1463, 1667, 1710, 1763, 1780, 1851, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Chapa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chapa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chapa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Louis Chapat, born in 1710 in a Calvinist family of Orange. He is recorded in Orange, Geneva, Berlin and Amsterdam, and engraved imitations of cameos and smalls busts on hard stone. That of Calvin can be found in Geneva. Claude Chappe, born in Brulon in 1763...

Another 113 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chapa 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:

Chapa Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Juan Bautista Chapa was a conquistador, discoverer, and author. He served as secretary to the governors of Nuevo Leon and Coahuila. He died April 20, 1695, at Monterey, Nuevo Leon

Chapa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ygnacio Chapa, who landed in Texas in 1835
  • Ignacio Chapa, who is on record in Texas in 1835
  • Ignacio Chapa, who landed in Texas in 1835
  • Mariano Chapa, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1880

Chapa Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jose Chapa, who was naturalized in Texas in 1911

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chapa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chapa (post 1700)



  • Rodolfo Chapa (b. 1957), Mexican-American businessman
  • Damian Robert Chapa (b. 1963), Mexican-American actor, film director and film producer
  • Francisco A Chapa (1870-1924), American alderman and board of education member in San Antonio, Texas
  • Miguel Ángel Granados Chapa (b. 1941), Mexican journalist writing for the Reforma newspaper

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Chapa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chapa 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 16 November 2016 at 22:25.

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