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Find more Milam relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 368 more people named Milam in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 4,681 people named Milam in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Milam in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,049 people named Milam were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 414 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Milam families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940