produced the name of Chave. It was given to a bald headed man. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the French expression
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chave research.Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chave History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Chave has appeared include Chafy, Chafe, Chafee, Chafey, Chaff, Chaffe, Chaffee and many more.
Some of the Chave family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.