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Type Surname (from occupation & from nickname)
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. Sha-Too-La  [key]

Meaning & History

from châtelain "lord (of the manor)" Old French chastelain (from Latin castellanus a derivative of castellum "castle") applied either as a status name for the governor or constable of a castle or as an ironic nickname.
Added 3/15/2023 by Paradiso36
Edited 4/21/2024 by Paradiso36