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Noble surnames, such as Chastonay, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Chastonay, 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 Chastonay family originally derived their surname from the name of the town of Chatenay, in the province of Bourgoigne.

Chastonay Early Origins



The surname Chastonay 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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Chastonay Spelling Variations


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Chastonay 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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Chastonay Early History


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Chastonay Early History



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

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Chastonay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chastonay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chastonay 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 or some of its variants were: P.H. Chatena, aged 22; settled in New York City in 1820.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. 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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Chastonay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chastonay 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 11 July 2013 at 13:59.

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