Challender Family History
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Challender Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a maker or seller of blankets, from an agent derivative of Middle English chaloun ‘blanket’, ‘coverlet’. The articles were named from being produced in Châlons-sur-Marne, once the seat of a Gaulish tribe recorded in Latin sources as Catalauni.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Challenger, Callender, Ballester, Callander, Ellender, Carpenter