Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from the baptismal name Aylwin. The surname Illian referred to the son of Aylwin.
Early Origins of the Illian family
Kent, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Illian family
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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.
Early Notables of the Illian family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Illian family to the New World and Oceana
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
Illian Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
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