tribes of Britain. Aylott is derived from the baptismal name
from very early times. Ailet appears as the
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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.
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
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"