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The origins of the Chaplan surname lie with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name Chaplan began when someone in that family worked as a chaplain, the minister of a sanctuary or church. The name is derived from the Latin word capellanus

Early Origins of the Chaplan family


The surname Chaplan was first found in Hampshire where the oldest record of the name was Albert Chapelain, who was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as a tenant in chief and the king's chaplain. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Early History of the Chaplan family

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Early History of the Chaplan family


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Chaplan Spelling Variations

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Chaplan Spelling Variations


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.

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Early Notables of the Chaplan family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Chaplan family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Sir Francis Chaplin; Thomas Chaplin (1591-1672), an English draper and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1659 and 1660; and Samuel...
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Migration of the Chaplan family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Chaplan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chaplan Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Chaplan, aged 28, a blacksmith, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
  • Ellen Chaplan, aged 26, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
  • Jessie Chaplan, aged 7, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
  • William Chaplan, aged 6, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
  • Alexander Chaplan, aged 3, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

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  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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