Show ContentsAylott History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Aylott name is an important part of the history of the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Aylott is derived from the baptismal name Aylott.

Early Origins of the Aylott family

The surname Aylott was first found in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from very early times. Ailet appears as the personal name of a landholder recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. [1] [2]

Early History of the Aylott family

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Aylott 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 Aylott were recorded, including Aylet, Ayllett, Aylott, Ilott, Illott, Illot, Ilot, Ilett, Illett, Illet and many more.

Early Notables of the Aylott family (pre 1700)

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United States Aylott migration to the United States +

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 Aylott family emigrate to North America:

Aylott Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • William Aylott (also spelled Aylett) to America in 1774

Australia Aylott migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Aylott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Eliza Aylott, aged 20, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "North"

HMAS Sydney II

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.
  3. HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from on Facebook