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The ancestors of the Naylor family migrated to England following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The surname Naylor is for a maker of nails having derived from the Old English word nayl.

Naylor Early Origins



The surname Naylor was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from very early times. There is an early record of Stephen le Nailere in 1231 in the Patent Rolls of London.

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Naylor Spelling Variations


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Naylor Spelling Variations



Before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Sound was what guided spelling in the Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Naylor family name include Naylor, Naylour, Nayler and others.

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Naylor Early History


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Naylor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Naylor research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1616, 1660, 1822 and 1831 are included under the topic Early Naylor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Naylor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Naylor Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Naylor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Naylor family to immigrate North America:

Naylor Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Naylor, who setted in Virginia in 1623
  • Edward Naylor, who settled in Boston in 1630
  • William Naylor, who landed in Virginia in 1639 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Tho Naylor, who landed in Virginia in 1642 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Naylor, who arrived in Virginia in 1655 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Naylor Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Susannah Naylor, who arrived in Virginia in 1703 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Naylor Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C Naylor, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Naylor, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jonathon, William and Peter Naylor, who all, who arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860
  • Benjamin Naylor, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Samuel Naylor, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Naylor Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. William Naylor U.E. who settled in Parr Town, Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Naylor Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Naylor, aged 25, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Flora" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 9th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Flora 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/flora1855.shtml

Naylor Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Naylor, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Morning Star" in 1861
  • Letitia Naylor, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Morning Star" in 1861
  • George Naylor, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Morning Star" in 1861
  • William Naylor a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Romulus" in 1862
  • John Naylor, aged 40, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maori" in 1864
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Naylor (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Naylor (post 1700)



  • Gloria Naylor (1950-2016), American novelist, best known for her book The Women of Brewster Place, winner of the 1983 National Book Award
  • Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (b. 1933), American author, best known for her children and young adult fiction books, best known for her trilogy Shiloh (1992) which won a Newberry Award
  • Kathleen Marie Naylor (b. 1953), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004
  • Joseph R. Naylor, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Wellsburg, West Virginia, 1887; Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Ohio County, 1905-08
  • John M. Naylor, American Democrat politician, Candidate for supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1932
  • Isaac Naylor, American politician, Mayor of Dallas, Texas, 1858
  • Henry Naylor, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1936; Socialist Labor Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 2nd District, 1938
  • Charles Naylor (1806-1872), American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1837-41
  • Bob Naylor, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008
  • Bob Naylor, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008
  • ... (Another 23 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Naylor Historic Events


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Naylor Historic Events




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Suggested Readings for the name Naylor


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Suggested Readings for the name Naylor



  • Pacific Nothwest Grandfathers: Family Lines, Crosby, Martin, Naylor, et al by Alverta Brown Martin.

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Naylor Family Crest Products


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ South Australian Register Monday 9th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Flora 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/flora1855.shtml

Other References

  1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. 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.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  11. ...

The Naylor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Naylor 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.

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