Chappe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Chappe family

The surname Chappe was first found in Ile-de-France.

Early History of the Chappe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chappe research. Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1314, 1317, 1331, 1429, 1463, 1667, 1710, 1763, 1780, 1851, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Chappe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chappe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Chape, Chappe, Chapa, Chapax, Chappaz, Chapé, Chapey, Chapez, Chapat, Chapdeleine, Chappedeleine, Chapenoire, Chapdeville, Chapchoul, Chapier, Chapados and many more.

Early Notables of the Chappe family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family was Louis Chapat, born in 1710 in a Calvinist family of Orange. He is recorded in Orange, Geneva, Berlin and Amsterdam, and engraved imitations of cameos and smalls busts on hard stone. That of Calvin can be found in Geneva. Claude Chappe, born in Brulon in 1763, was a scientist who invented a type of telegraph. Ignace-Urbain-Jean, his brother, was administrator of telegraphic lines. Jean-Rene Chappedelaine was a page for the count of Artois then became officer at...
Another 82 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chappe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chappe Ranking

In France, the name Chappe is the 3,306th most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Chappe family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 350 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among these were Andre Chapdeleine, who married in 1691 in Menard, Quebec.


Contemporary Notables of the name Chappe (post 1700) +

  • Claude Chappe (1763-1805), French engineer and inventor
  • Taymi Chappé Valladares (1968-2020), Cuban-Spanish gold medalist fencer who competed in the women's individual épée event at the 1996 Summer Olympics


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/


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