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Find more Milligan 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 282 more people named Milligan 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 11,481 people named Milligan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Milligan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,763 people named Milligan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,947
  • 1,248 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,947
  • 956 women had paying jobs
  • 3,652 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 814 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania