Chastain Family History
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Chastain Name Meaning
French: from Old French castan(h) ‘chestnut tree’ (Latin castanea), hence a topographic name for someone living near a particular chestnut tree or group of them, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-colored hair.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cassin, Castagna, Castagno, Chapin, Chain, Captain, Mastin, Chaffin