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The rich and ancient history of the Illian family name dates back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from the baptismal name Aylwin. The surname Illian referred to the son of Aylwin.

Illian Early Origins



The surname Illian was first found in Kent, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Illian Spelling Variations


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Illian Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Illian have been found, including Illing, Iling, Illings, Illin, Illins, Illen and many more.

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Illian Early History


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Illian Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Illian research. Another 242 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1502, and 1750 are included under the topic Early Illian History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Illian Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Illian Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Illian Notables 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Illian, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Illian Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mety Illian, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Illian Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Georg Illian, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1914
  • Francois Illian, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1917
  • Marie Illian, aged 26, who settled in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1921
  • Heinrich Illian, aged 31, who landed in America from Worms, Germany, in 1923
  • Irmgard Illian, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States from Worms, Germany, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    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. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Illian Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Illian 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 5 June 2015 at 09:51.

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