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Early Origins of the Sillito family

The surname Sillito was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat and were believed to be descended from an ancient Saxon Chieftain named Scealda who held lands in that shire before the Norman Conquest.

Early History of the Sillito family

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Sillito Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Shillitoe, Shillittoe, Sillitoe, Sillittoe, Silitoe, Silittoe, Shillady, Sillito, Sillitto, Shillitty, Shillity and many more.

Early Notables of the Sillito family

Notables of the family at this time include

  • Reverend William Sillitoe of Birmingham

Ireland Migration of the Sillito family to Ireland

Some of the Sillito family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Sillito migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sillito Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Roger Sillito, who landed in Virginia in 1643 1

Contemporary Notables of the name Sillito (post 1700) +

  • Kenneth Sillito, English violinist, member of the Gabrieli String Quartet (1966-1986)
  • Henry "Harry" Sillito (1901-1993), English footballer who played in 67 matches from 1921 to 1929

  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) on Facebook