Anglo-Saxon name Chisnall comes from the family having resided in the farmstead of Chisnall which was in the township of Coppull in the parish of Standish in Lancashire. The surname Chisnall belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Chisnall family
Lancashire, where they seated from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Chisnall family
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Chisnall Spelling Variations
Chisnall has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Chisnall, Chisnell, Chesnall, Chesenhall, Chesnal, Chesnall, Chisenhall, Chysenhale and many more.
Early Notables of the Chisnall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chisnall family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Chisnalls to arrive on North American shores:
Chisnall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Chisnall (post 1700)
Historic Events for the Chisnall family
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