Chapelié History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Chapelié, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Chapelié, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Lorraine. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Chapelié family originally lived at the town of Paresse or Parez, in the Lorraine. Although one would at first assume that the name is derived from the city of Paris, evidence suggests that the names of both the town in the Lorraine and the French capital are derived from a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii.

Early Origins of the Chapelié family

The surname Chapelié was first found in Lorraine, where the family was originally seated in Damblain, a village in the Lorraine Bassigny.

Important Dates for the Chapelié family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chapelié research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1774, 1792, 1806, 1817, 1843, 1844, 1864, and 1890 are included under the topic Early Chapelié History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chapelié Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Chapel, Chapelle, Chapleau, Chapeleau, Chaplod, Chapelod, Chaplot, Chapelot, Chaplaud, Chapelaud, Chaplauld, Chapelauld, Chaplaut, Chapelaut, Chaplault, Chapelault, Chaplaux, Chapelaux, Chaplaulx, Chapelaulx, Chaplet, Chapelet, Chaplay, Chapelay, Chapley, Chapeley, Chaplié, Chapelié, Chaplier, Chapelier, Chaplais and many more.

Early Notables of the Chapelié family (pre 1700)

Notable in the family name was Antoine-Clément Chapelle (1774-1843), a general, who became a Baron in 1817; Jean-Jacques-Édouard Chapelié, a general engineer, who was born in Marseille in 1792...
Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chapelié Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Chapelié family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Noel Chapeleau, who married Françoise Lamoureux in Boucherville in 1692; François-Mathurin Chapelet, the son of Christoph and Jeanne Rebour, of Plé.

Contemporary Notables of the name Chapelié (post 1700)

  • Alfred Chapelié, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Tunis, 1897-98 [1]

Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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