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Milligan Family History

Milligan Name Meaning
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolagáin ‘descendant of Maolagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured’.in some instances, a variant of Mollohan.

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

711,349 Historical Documents with Milligan on Ancestry.com
171,435 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
23,564 Military Records
20,798 Immigration Records
142,832 Census and Voter Lists
352,720 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Milligan Families

  • Number of Milligan families
     172 - 342
     58 - 171
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Milligan families
     234 - 465
     79 - 233
     1 - 78
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Milligan families
     431 - 859
     144 - 430
     1 - 143
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Milligan Family Origin

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Milligan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Milligan

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Milligan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Milligan Civil War Service Records

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