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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. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    11. ...

    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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