The origins of the name Aylot are with the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the baptismal name Aylott.
Early Origins of the Aylot family
The surname Aylot was first found in Suffolk
, where they held a family seat
from very early times. Ailet appears as the personal name
of a landholder recorded in the Domesday Book
Early History of the Aylot family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aylot research.Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1273, 1612, 1620, 1653, 1798, 1583 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Aylot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Aylot Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Aylot has been spelled many different ways, including Aylet, Ayllett, Aylott, Ilott, Illott, Illot, Ilot, Ilett, Illett, Illet and many more.
Early Notables of the Aylot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aylot family to Ireland
Some of the Aylot family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Aylot family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Aylots to arrive in North America: Jonadab Illet, who sailed to Virginia in 1623; and William Aylott (also spelled Aylett) to America in 1774.