The surname Chirnsede was first found in Berwickshire at Chirnside, a parish and burgh of barony. "The name of this place is interpreted 'the Sepulchral Tumulus on the side of the hill.' " 
Early History of the Chirnsede family
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Chirnsede Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Churnside, Chirnside, Chyrnside, Chirnseed, Chirnsede and many more.
Early Notables of the Chirnsede family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chirnsede family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Chirn who settled in Baltimore in 1822; John and Edward Churnside who settled in Newcastle county Delaware in 1840.