Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Chapele family lived near the chapel, The surname Chapele is a topographic surname, which is a type of surname that was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. In this case the Chapele family were dwellers by the churchyard.
Early Origins of the Chapele family
Pipe Rolls of Norfolk in 1202. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Hugh de la Chapele in Nottinghamshire.
During the reign of Edward I., Thomas de la Chapele was listed in Northumberland and John atte Chapele was listed in Somerset. William a la Chapele was listed in the Feet of Fines Rolls about the same time. Richard de la Chapele was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Sussex in 1296. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Chapele family
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Chapele Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Chapele 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 Chapele include: Chapel, Chappell, Chappel, Chappelle, Chapele, Chapell, Chapple and many more.
Early Notables of the Chapele family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chapele family to Ireland
Some of the Chapele family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Chapele 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 Chapele or a variant listed above:
Chapele Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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