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Milian Name Meaning

Spanish (Milián) and Polish: from a reduced form of the Latin personal name Aemilianus (a derivative of Aemilius, a Roman family name probably derived from aemulus ‘rival’). This was borne by various early saints and hence was widely used throughout Europe as a personal name in the Middle Ages.

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

Similar surnames: Millan, Milan, Milia, Milas, Milich, Cilia, Kilian, Milla, Millien

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Where is the Milian family from?

You can see how Milian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milian family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Milian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Milian families living in Florida. This was about 44% of all the recorded Milian's in USA. Florida had the highest population of Milian families in 1880.
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What did your Milian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Milian. 49% of Milian men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Milian women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milian were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Proprietor
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Cigar Maker
  • Laundress
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Milian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milian 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Milian. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Milian. For the veterans among your Milian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milian lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Milian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Milian in 1947 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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