Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsChantrey
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Contributor Contrib.babycrookston on 11/2/2013
Means "singer in a chantry chapel" or "one who lives by a chantry chapel". A chantry was a type of chapel, one endowed for the singing of Masses for the soul of the founder (from Old French chanterie, from chanter "to sing").