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The name Ilett is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It comes from the baptismal name Aylott.

Ilett Early Origins



The surname Ilett 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.

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Ilett Spelling Variations


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Ilett Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Ilett has undergone many spelling variations, including Aylet, Ayllett, Aylott, Ilott, Illott, Illot, Ilot, Ilett, Illett, Illet and many more.

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Ilett Early History


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Ilett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ilett 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 Ilett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ilett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ilett Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ilett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ilett In Ireland


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Ilett In Ireland



Some of the Ilett 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ilett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Richard S. Ilett, aged 18, a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ilett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ilett (post 1700)



  • John David Ilett, British company director

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Ilett Historic Events


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Ilett Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Miss Bertha Ilett, aged 17, English Second Class passenger from Jersey, Channel Islands who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking

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Ilett Family Crest Products


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Ilett Family Crest Products




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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Ilett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ilett Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 October 2016 at 06:30.

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