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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.

Chason Early Origins



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

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Chason Spelling Variations


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Chason Spelling Variations



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

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Chason Early History


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Chason Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chason research. Another 537 words (38 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.

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Chason Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chason Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chason 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chason Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Chason, aged 58, who emigrated to the United States from Grodus, in 1893

Chason Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Pasach A Chason, aged 26, who emigrated 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 emigrated to America, in 1919
  • Martha Chason, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chason (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chason (post 1700)



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

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Chason Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
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    The Chason Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chason 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 8 December 2015 at 11:26.

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