Chestnut Family History
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Chestnut Name Meaning
English: from early English chesten nut ‘chestnut’ (from Middle English chesteine ‘chestnut’ + nut), a topographic name for someone who lived by a chestnut tree, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-colored hair.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Chesnut, Chestnutt, Chesney, Pheasant, Cheyne, Chesley, Cuesta