Miley Family History

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Miley Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of a Gaelic name, probably Ó Maol Aodha ‘descendant of Maol Aodha’, a personal name meaning ‘devotee of (Saint) Aodh’ (see McCoy).

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


Similar surnames: Miles, Manley, Iley, Maley, Milby, Riley, Smiley, Mailey, Tilly

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Miley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Miley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Miley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    50%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    23%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Miley Family Origin

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Miley Family Occupations

What did your Miley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Miley family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Miley. The most common Miley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Miley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    2%

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

Miley Historical Records

What Miley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Miley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mileycensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Miley. 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 Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Miley. For the veterans among your Miley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miley Life Expectancy

What is the average Miley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Miley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Miley in 1940 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Miley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Miley 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.

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