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Milbury Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Milburn, Hilburn, Wilburn, Tilbury, Malsbury, Albury, Kilburn

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Where is the Milbury family from?

You can see how Milbury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milbury family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Milbury families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Milbury families living in Michigan. This was about 25% of all the recorded Milbury's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Milbury families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milbury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Milbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Milbury. 25% of Milbury men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Machinist
  • Manager
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Milbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milbury 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 487 immigration records available for the last name Milbury. 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 372 military records available for the last name Milbury. For the veterans among your Milbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milbury lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Milbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Milbury in 1962 was 88, and 79 in 2004.

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