Early Origins of the Chien family
The surname Chien was first found in Switzerland
, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Chien family
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Chien Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Chienstein, Cheinstein, Shienstein, Chienstien, Chiensttein, Chiensteinne, Chiensteines, Chien and many more.
Early Notables of the Chien family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chien family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Chein, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1850; and Sali Chein, who settled in New York, NY in 1863.