Chamberlain Family History
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Chamberlain Name Meaning
English: status name from Old French chambrelain, Norman French cambrelanc, cambrelen(c) ‘chamberlain’ (of Germanic origin, from kamer ‘chamber’, ‘room’, Latin camera (see Chambers) + the diminutive suffix -(l)ing). This was originally the name of an official in charge of the private chambers of his master.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Chamberlin, Chambers, Chatelain, Merlin, Hamlin, Chapdelaine, Camplin