Chatelain Family History

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Chatelain Name Meaning

English and French (Châtelain): status name for the governor or constable of a castle, or the warder of a prison, from Norman Old French chastelain (Latin castellanus, a derivative of castellum ‘castle’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Chamberlain, Chaplin, Chateau, Chastain, Chatel, Chapdelaine, Chaffin

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Chatelain Family Origin

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Chatelain Family Occupations

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  • Literary Man (Arthor)

    33%
  • Watch Maker

    33%
  • Watchmaker

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chatelain family was Watchmaker. Literary Man (Arthor) and Watch Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chatelain. The most common Chatelain occupation in the UK was Literary Man (Arthor). 33% of Chatelain's were Literary Man (Arthor)s.

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Chatelain Historical Records

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Chatelain Life Expectancy

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