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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

Chaplan Early Origins



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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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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Chaplan Early History


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Chaplan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chaplan research. Another 391 words (28 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.

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Chaplan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chaplan Early Notables (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...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chaplan 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:

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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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Chaplan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chaplan 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 10 February 2016 at 15:58.

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