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Chancellor Name Meaning

English and Scottish: status name for a secretary or administrative official, from Old French chancelier, Late Latin cancellarius ‘usher (in a law court)’. The King’s Chancellor was one of the highest officials in the land, but the term was also used to denote the holder of a variety of offices in the medieval world, such as the secretary or record keeper in a minor manorial household. In some cases the name undoubtedly originated as a nickname or as an occupational name for someone in the service of such an official.

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


Similar surnames: Chandler, Channell, Chappell, Castello, Cantillo, Chance, Cancel

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Chancellor Family Origin

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Chancellor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Chancellor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Chancellor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chancellor family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chancellor.

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