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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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Going To School

    11%

In 1881, the most common Chatelain occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Chatelain's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chatelain family was Going To School. Farmer, Labourer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chatelain.

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Chatelain Historical Records

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Chatelain Life Expectancy

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