Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived near the chapel, The surname Chappelle is a topographic surname, which is a type of surname that was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. In this case the Chappelle family were dwellers by the churchyard.
Early Origins of the Chappelle family
Pipe Rolls of Norfolk in 1202. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Hugh de la Chapele in Nottinghamshire.
During the reign of Edward I., Thomas de la Chapele was listed in Northumberland and John atte Chapele was listed in Somerset. William a la Chapele was listed in the Feet of Fines Rolls about the same time. Richard de la Chapele was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Sussex in 1296. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Chappelle family
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Chappelle Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Chappelle has been spelled many different ways, including Chapel, Chappell, Chappel, Chappelle, Chapele, Chapell, Chapple and many more.
Early Notables of the Chappelle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chappelle family to Ireland
Some of the Chappelle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Chappelle family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Chappelles to arrive in North America:
Chappelle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Chappelle (post 1700)
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