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The ancient name of Chasar finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from a name for a person who was the chaser. In this case the surname is derived from the Old French word chasser which means to hunt.

Chasar Early Origins



The surname Chasar was first found in Warwickshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Chasar Spelling Variations


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Chasar Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Chasar family name include Chaser, Chasar, Chacero, Chacer, Chasour and many more.

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Chasar Early History


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Chasar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chasar research. Another 357 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1261, 1275, 1327 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Chasar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chasar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chasar Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chasar 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



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Chasar surname or a spelling variation of the name include : Joseph Chaser who arrived in Philadelphia in 1764.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    The Chasar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chasar 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 March 2014 at 16:27.

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