Chason History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Chason surname comes from the word "chacón," meaning "gecko;" as such it was most likely originally a nickname, which went on to become a hereditary surname.

Early Origins of the Chason family

The surname Chason was first found in Navarre, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain.

Early History of the Chason family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chason research. Another 258 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1516 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Chason History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chason Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Chacon, Chacone, Chason, Chacàn, Chacànne, Chaconne, Chacàne, Chacun and many more.

Early Notables of the Chason family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Chason Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Chason migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chason Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacob Chason, aged 58, who immigrated to the United States from Grodus, in 1893
Chason Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Pasach A Chason, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from London, in 1900
  • Eugene Chason, aged 37, who landed in America, in 1918
  • William Chason, aged 0, who landed in America, in 1919
  • William Chason, aged 25, who immigrated to America, in 1919
  • Martha Chason, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1919

Contemporary Notables of the name Chason (post 1700) +

  • Thomas J. Chason, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Tallahassee, Florida, 1932-35 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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