× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more


The name Spylent arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Spylent family lived in Norfolk.

Early Origins of the Spylent family


The surname Spylent was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say after the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Close

Early History of the Spylent family

Expand

Early History of the Spylent family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spylent research.
Another 216 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1214, 1626, 1588, 1606, 1663, 1645, 1648 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Spylent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Spylent Spelling Variations

Expand

Spylent Spelling Variations


Anglo-Norman names are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. When the Normans became the ruling people of England in the 11th century, they introduced a new language into a society where the main languages of Old and later Middle English had no definite spelling rules. These languages were more often spoken than written, so they blended freely with one another. Contributing to this mixing of tongues was the fact that medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, ensuring that a person's name would appear differently in nearly every document in which it was recorded. The name has been spelled Speelman, Spellman, Spelman, Spilman, Spillman, Spillane, O'Spillane, Spilane, Spallon, Spollin, Splaine and many more.

Close

Early Notables of the Spylent family (pre 1700)

Expand

Early Notables of the Spylent family (pre 1700)


Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Henry Spelman; Sir John Spilman (also spelt Spielman) (died 1626) German-born entrepreneur who founded the first commercially successful paper-mill in Kent, England in...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spylent Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Migration of the Spylent family to Ireland

Expand

Migration of the Spylent family to Ireland


Some of the Spylent family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 104 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Migration of the Spylent family to the New World and Oceana

Expand

Migration of the Spylent family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the political and religious disarray that plagued their homeland made the frontiers of the New World an attractive prospect. Thousands migrated, aboard cramped disease-ridden ships. They arrived sick, poor, and hungry, but were welcomed in many cases with far greater opportunity than at home in England. Many of these hardy settlers went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Among early immigrants bearing the name Spylent or a variant listed above were: James, John, Michael, Robert, Spellman who all settled in Philadelphia between 1844 to 1851; Elizabeth Spillane settled in Pennsylvania in 1773; Ellen and Joan Spillane settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1847 and 1849 respectively.

Close

Spylent Family Crest Products

Expand

Spylent Family Crest Products



Close

See Also

Expand

See Also


Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest