Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. CHAP-lin (English)
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Contributor Contrib.Marusero on 1/19/2020
Occupational name for a clergyman, or perhaps for the servant of one, from Middle English, Old French chapelain "chantry priest", a priest endowed to sing mass daily on behalf of the souls of the dead (Late Latin capellanus).