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Chymnay is an Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a person who lived near or worked at a furnace deriving its origin from the Old French word cheminée.

Chymnay Early Origins



The surname Chymnay was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

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Chymnay Spelling Variations


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Chymnay Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Chymnay has appeared include Chimney, Chimyne, Chymene, Chymney, Chimnay and others.

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Chymnay Early History


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Chymnay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chymnay research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1327, 1377, 1453 and 1457 are included under the topic Early Chymnay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chymnay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chymnay Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chymnay 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Chymnay arrived in North America very early: Amelia Chymny, who settled in Maryland; and Michael Chymny, who arrived in Maryland in 1910.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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    The Chymnay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chymnay 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 7 March 2014 at 13:19.

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