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Noble surnames, such as Chastenay, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Chastenay, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bourgoigne. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Chastenay family originally derived their surname from the name of the town of Chatenay, in the province of Bourgoigne.

Chastenay Early Origins



The surname Chastenay was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been traced back to ancient times.

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Chastenay Spelling Variations


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Chastenay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chatenay, Chatenais, Chatenaie, Chateney, Chatnay, Chatnais, Chatnaie, Chatney, Chatenaies, Chatnaies, Chattenay, Chattenais, Chattenaie, Chatteney, Chatonay, du Chatenay, de Chatenay, du Chatenay, Chastenay, Chastenet and many more.

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Chastenay Early History


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Chastenay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chastenay research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1286, 1431, and 1580 are included under the topic Early Chastenay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chastenay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chastenay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chastenay 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:

Chastenay Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francois De Chastenay, who arrived in Arkansas in 1884 [1]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)

Chastenay Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Albert Chastenay, who landed in Arkansas in 1903 [1]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)

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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  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. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Chastenay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chastenay 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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