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The Chase family name dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name comes from when an early member worked as a person who dominated as an exceptional huntsman which was derived from the Old English word chase which means to hunt. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.


Chase Early Origins



The surname Chase was first found in Hampshire where one of the first records of the family was William Chase who was Mayor of Winchester in 1464. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.

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Chase Spelling Variations


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Chase Spelling Variations



Chase has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Chase, Chases, Chasey, Chace, Chaces, Chacey, Chaise, Chaises and many more.

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Chase Early History


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Chase Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chase research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1327 and 1393 are included under the topic Early Chase History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chase Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chase Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Chase In Ireland


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Chase In Ireland



Some of the Chase family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Chases to arrive on North American shores:

Chase Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Aquilla Chase and his brother Thomas Chase, both born in Chesham in Buckinghamshire, England, between 1580 and 1585, they settled in Hampton, then Newburyport, Massachusetts in the 1640s, and had many prominent descendants

Chase Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Chase, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1630
  • William Chase, who landed in Massachusetts in 1630 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Aquila Chase, who landed in Massachusetts in 1636 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Huldy Chase, who setted in Virginia in 1652
  • Huldy Chase, who landed in Virginia in 1652 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Chase Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Honora Chase, who landed in New England in 1736 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Chase, who landed in Maryland in 1738-1739 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Chase, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1745 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Elizabeth Chase, a bonded emigrant sent to America in 1762
  • Win Chase, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1775 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Chase Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Chase, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • G Chase, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • H Chase, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • A Chase, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Chase Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Zach Chase, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1760
  • Mr. James P. Chase U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mrs. Lydia Chase U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Ensign Shadiack Chase U.E. born in Massachusetts, USA who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 he served as part of DeLancey's 3rd Battalion [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. William Chase U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Chase Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jeremiah Chase, who arrived in Canada in 1828
  • Elizabeth Chase, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1848

Chase Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Chase, aged 30, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Brankenmoor" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The BRANKEN MOOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849BrankenMoor.htm
  • G. Chase, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Branken Moor" in 1849 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The BRANKEN MOOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849BrankenMoor.htm
  • L. Chase, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Senator" in 1849 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SENATOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Senator.htm
  • Edward Chase, aged 41, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "China" [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) China 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/china1852.shtml

Chase Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Chase, aged 21, a blacksmith, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Edward P Bouverie" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chase (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chase (post 1700)



  • Lucia Chase (1907-1986), American dancer, actress, ballet director, co-founder of the American Ballet Theatre and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Bob Chase (1926-2016), born Robert Donald Wallenstein, American radio broadcaster known for his 63-year tenure calling play-by-play for the Fort Wayne Komets from 1953 to 2016
  • Major-General William Curtis Chase (1895-1986), American Head of the Military Assistance Advisory Group in Taiwan (1951-1955) [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, November 3) William Chase. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Chase/William_Curtis/USA.html
  • Mary Coyle Chase (1906-1981), American journalist, playwright and screenwriter, known primarily for writing the Broadway play Harvey, later adapted for film starring James Stewart. She was awarded the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for that play
  • Salmon Portland Chase (1808-1873), American jurist and statesman, 6th Chief Justice of the United States (1864-1873), 25th United States Secretary of the Treasury (1861-1864), eponym of Chase National Bank
  • Mary Ellen Chase (1887-1973), American educator, teacher, scholar, and author regarded as one of the most important regional literary figures of the early twentieth century
  • J Mitchell Chase (1891-1945), American politician, U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania
  • Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (b. 1943), American Emmy Award-winning comedian, writer, and television and film actor
  • Bill Chase (1934-1974), American jazz trumpet player
  • Anya Seton Chase, American (British born) author
  • ... (Another 162 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Chase


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Suggested Readings for the name Chase



  • Charles Gardner Chase: His Ancestry and His Descendants by Frederick Earl Chase.
  • The Chase Family: Genealogy and History by Hubert Hendricks Chase.

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  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The BRANKEN MOOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849BrankenMoor.htm
  6. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SENATOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Senator.htm
  7. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHINA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/china1852.shtml
  8. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, November 3) William Chase. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Chase/William_Curtis/USA.html

Other References

  1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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The Chase Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chase 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.

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