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Date    Editor    Name ID    Change Summary
5/29/2020, 9:30 PM Mike C chaplin added (from user-submitted name 325823)
1/19/2020, 9:33 PM Marusero

Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. CHAP-lin(English)

Meaning & History

Occupational name for a chaplin, or perhaps for the servant of one, from Middle English, Old French chapelain. A famous bearer was the British comic actor Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977).