The ancestry of the name Aliston dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the North Riding of Yorkshire
, where the Aliston family took their name from the village of Allerston.
is the site of Stone Age burial mounds known as the Scanridge Dikes.
Early Origins of the Aliston family
The surname Aliston was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Aliston family
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Aliston Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Aliston have been found, including Aliston, Alliston, Allistan, Allerston, Alleston, Alsiston, Aleston, Aluerstan, Allerstan and many more.
Early Notables of the Aliston family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aliston family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Aliston, or a variant listed above:
Aliston Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Elizabeth Aliston, who landed in Maryland in 1661 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)