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

Where is the Milkey family from?

Milkey Family Occupations

What did your Milkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Milkey family was Restaurant. The most common Milkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Milkey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Box Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milkey.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    30%
  • Box Maker

    10%
  • Restaurant

    10%

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

Milkey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milkey

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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