Milkey Family History

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Milkey Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Mielke, a pet form of Miele 3.

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


Similar surnames: Milke, Wilkey, Mickey, Gilkey, Millen, Hilke, Tilley, Gilkes, Milko

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Milkey Family Origin

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Milkey Family Occupations

What did your Milkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Milkey. 12% of Milkey men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Milkey women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milkey were Manager and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Laborer
    4%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    21%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Fur Worker
    9%
  • Typist
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Milkey Historical Records

What Milkey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Milkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milkey census 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Milkey. 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 225 military records available for the last name Milkey. For the veterans among your Milkey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Milkey lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Milkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Milkey in 1965 was 69, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milkey 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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