Milby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Milby in North Yorkshire, named in Old Norse as ‘Mildi’s homestead’, from the personal name Mildi + býr ‘homestead’, ‘village’ (Old Danish by).

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


Similar surnames: Bilby, Wilby, Filby, Kilby, Melby, Bielby, Maltby, Colby, Wisby

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Milby Family Origin

Where is the Milby family from?

SHOW MORE

Milby Family Occupations

What did your Milby ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Milby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Milby family was Laborer. The most common Milby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Milby's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milby.

Source: Census data for Milby | Data not to scale

Milby Historical Records

What Milby family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Milby ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Milby

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Milby Life Expectancy

What is the average Milby lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milby ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Milby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Milby in 1958 was 72, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milby

Famous Milby Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name