Chapin Family History
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Chapin Name Meaning
French and Spanish: from a reduced form of French eschapin or Spanish chapín, a term for a light (woman’s) shoe; perhaps a nickname for someone who habitually wore this type of footwear or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Chopin, Chain, Chaplin, Coppin, Cain, Chapel, Capan, Chapa, Clarin