The ancestors of the Phillot family migrated to England
following the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The surname Phillot is based on the name Phillipot,
which is a version of the ancient given name Phillip. Phillip
derives from the Greek name Phillipos,
which derives from the words philein,
meaning to love,
Early Origins of the Phillot family
The surname Phillot was first found in Herefordshire
where they held a family seat
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Phillot family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Phillot research.Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1378, 1640 and 1624 are included under the topic Early Phillot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Phillot Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Phillot include Phillpott, Phillpotts, Phillpot, Phillpots, Philpot, Philpots, Philpott and many more.
Early Notables of the Phillot family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir John Phillpott. The Journal of the House of Lords, Volume 3: 20 May 1624 states that "Sir... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Phillot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Phillot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Phillot Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Samuel Phillot, aged 28, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Himalaya" CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The HIMALAYA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Himalaya.htm