tribes of Britain. The name Chaplan began when someone in that family worked as a
the minister of a sanctuary or church. The name is derived from the Latin word
where the oldest record of the name was Albert Chapelain, who was listed in the
in chief and the king's chaplain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chaplan research.Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1634, 1677, 1696, 1591, 1672, 1659, 1660, 1598 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Chaplan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Chaplan has appeared include Chaplin, Chaplins, Chapline, Chaplyn, Cheplain, Chaplain, Chaiplin, Caplin, Caplines, Keplaine and many more.