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Milas Name Meaning

Greek: probably an occupational name for an apple seller, from melon ‘apple’ + the occupational suffix -as, or a reduced form of some other surname containing the syllable -mil-, for example Koromilas ‘plum’. Czech and Slovak: derivative of a short form of an old Slavic name such as Miloslav or Bohumil (see Milan 3).

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


Similar surnames: Milan, Milos, Vilas, Miles, Silas, Miklas, Milks, Milko, Mula, Filas

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Where is the Milas family from?

You can see how Milas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Milas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Milas family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Milas's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Milas families in 1840.
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What did your Milas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Milas. 26% of Milas men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Milas women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milas were Proprietor and Bookkeeper.

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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
    26%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Milas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Milas. 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 618 military records available for the last name Milas. For the veterans among your Milas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milas lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Milas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Milas in 1940 was 55, and 43 in 2004.

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