The name Haylett is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the county of Kent where they were known as the dwellers at the hall or manor.
Early Origins of the Haylett family
The surname Haylett was first found in Kent where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Important Dates for the Haylett family
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Haylett 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. Haylett has been spelled many different ways, including Hallett, Hallet, Hollett, Hollet, Hollitt and many more.
Early Notables of the Haylett family (pre 1700)
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Haylett migration to Australia
Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include: