Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the farmstead of Chisnall which was in the township of Coppull in the parish of Standish in Lancashire. The surname Chisnell 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 Chisnell family
Lancashire, where they seated from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Chisnell family
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Chisnell Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Chisnell has been spelled many different ways, including Chisnall, Chisnell, Chesnall, Chesenhall, Chesnal, Chesnall, Chisenhall, Chysenhale and many more.
Early Notables of the Chisnell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chisnell family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Chisnells to arrive in North America:
Chisnell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Chisnell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Chisnell (post 1700)
Chisnell Family Crest Products