Chapel Family History
Chapel Name Meaning
English and Scottish: variant of Chappell . French: from a diminutive of Old French chape ‘hooded cloak cape hood’ or ‘hat’ (from Late Latin capa) hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cloaks or hats or a nickname for a habitual wearer of a distinctive cloak or hat.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022