Last name: CHALMERS

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CHALMERS : This last name is indexed 118,307 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CHALMERS : 1: Scottish: from Older Scots chalmer ‘chamberlain’; compare Chambers. The mb was assimilated to mm; the l was purely graphic indicating that the preceding a was long.2: English: possibly a localized form of Challinor (see Challender) with dissimilation of ln to lm in Chalner.

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