Anglo-Saxon name Charslay comes from when the family resided in the village of Chearsley, in the county of Buckingham just miles from Thames. The surname was originally derived from the variant Cerdiceleagh when translated means the meadow of Cerdic. This surname is one of the habitation names which form a broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Charslay family
Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Charslay family
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Charslay Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Charslay has been recorded under many different variations, including Charsley, Chearsley, Cherdesle, Chardesle, Chearsleye and many more.
Early Notables of the Charslay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Charslay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Charslay Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
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