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The Aillewy name is an important part of the history of the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Aillewy is derived from the Old English personal name ∆thelwig, which originally meant noble-war, ∆lfwig, which meant elf-war, or Ealdwig, which meant old war.

Aillewy Early Origins



The surname Aillewy was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Aillewy Spelling Variations


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Aillewy Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Aillewy were recorded, including Alway, Allway, Alewy, Alwy, Always, Allways, Ailwi, Alwi, Alawy, Alewi, Alwaye and many more.

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Aillewy Early History


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Aillewy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aillewy research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1188, 1200, 1206, 1221, 1264, 1273, 1273, 1301, 1544, 1599 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Aillewy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Aillewy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Aillewy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Aillewy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Aillewy family emigrate to North America: Robert Alway, who was recorded in Oxford County, Ontario in 1835; J.W. Alway in Lincoln County, Ontario in 1872; and Alfred Alway in Haldimand County, Ontario in 1877..

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