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Definitions for chanson
Fr. ʃɑ̃ˈsɔ̃; Fr. -ˈsɔ̃chan·son

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  1. chansonnoun

    Any song with French words, but more specifically classic, lyric-driven French songs.

  2. chansonnoun

    A religious song.

  3. Etymology: From the, chanson

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chansonnoun

    a song

  2. Etymology: [F., fr. L. cantion song. See Cantion, Canzone.]


  1. Chanson

    A chanson is in general any lyric-driven French song, usually polyphonic and secular. A singer specializing in chansons is known as a "chanteur" or "chanteuse"; a collection of chansons, especially from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, is also known as a chansonnier.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chanson

    shan′son, n. a song.—n. Chan′sonette. [Fr.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Chanson is ranked #151532 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Chanson surname appeared 108 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Chanson.

    82.4% or 89 total occurrences were White.
    11.1% or 12 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chanson in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chanson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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