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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. SHA-PEHL
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Meaning & History

Occupational name for a maker of cloaks or a nickname for a person who wore a distinctive cloak, from a diminutive of Old French chape meaning "cape, cloak".
Added 2/29/2016 by highexpectasians
Edited 6/15/2020 by highexpectasians