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Miklas Family History

Miklas Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Mikláš), Polish (also Miklasz), and Sorbian: from a pet form of the personal name Mikolaj (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Mikulas, Mika, Milas, Miklos, Mikos, Mikus, Mikula, Klas, Mikes

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Where is the Miklas family from?

You can see how Miklas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Miklas family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Miklas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Miklas families living in Illinois. This was about 16% of all the recorded Miklas's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Miklas families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Miklas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Miklas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Miklas. 28% of Miklas men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Miklas women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Miklas were Clerk and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Presser
    20%
  • Housework
    14%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Miklas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miklas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 589 immigration records available for the last name Miklas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 574 military records available for the last name Miklas. For the veterans among your Miklas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Miklas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Miklas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Miklas in 1962 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

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