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Chesnay Early Origins



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

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Chesnay Spelling Variations


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Chesnay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chenu, Chenue, Chenus, Chenues, Chenou, Chenoue, Chenous, Chenoues, Chenoux, Chenut, Chenout, Chenuts, Chenouts, Chenud, Chenoud, Chenuds, Chenouds, de Chenu, du Chenu, Cheynous, Cheenu, Cheynue, Cheynut, Cheynou, Cheynoux, Chenoux, Chaynu, Cheynew, Chanew, Chanut, Chanuts, Shaynu and many more.

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Chesnay Early History


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Chesnay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chesnay research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1481, 1533, 1569, and 1766 are included under the topic Early Chesnay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chesnay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chesnay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chesnay 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:

Chesnay Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Chesnay, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718-1724

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Chesnay Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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    The Chesnay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chesnay 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 4 October 2012 at 15:29.

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