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Early Origins of the Chapelin family

The surname Chapelin was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Chapelin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chapelin research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1811 is included under the topic Early Chapelin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chapelin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Chapelain, Capelain, Chaplain, Chaplin, Lechapelain, Caplain, Lecapelain, Lecaplin, Lechaplin, Lechaplain, Lecaplain, Chappelain, Cappelain, Chapplain, Chapplin, Capplin and many more.

Early Notables of the Chapelin family

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Canada Chapelin migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chapelin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Mr. Jacques Chapelin, French settler travelling to Canada to work for Pierre Gaigneur, arriving on 2nd May 1658 [1]
  • Mr. Louis Chapelin, French settler travelling to Canada to work for Pierre Gaigneur, arriving on 2nd May 1658 [1]


  1. Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/


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