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Origin

CHALMERS : One of the clan Cameron of Scotland, going to France, put his name in a Latin dress, as was customary in those times, styling himself De Cameraria, which was called in French, De la Chambre, and upon his return to Scotland, he was again, according to their dialect, called Chambers. Chalmers is a corruption of the same.

Origin of name provided by Jean Tosti

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    Variants of name CHALMERS

    CHALMER CHALSME CHASLEMER