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Milks Family History

Milks Name Meaning
Variant of Milk. 1881 British census has 7 Middle English milk ‘milk’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a seller of milk. Alternatively, it may be a translation (again, with an excrescent -s) of German Milch, or a variant of Slavic Milich.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Milks Families

  • Number of Milks families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Milks families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Milks last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Milks Family Origin

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Milks Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Milks

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Milks Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Milks census records

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