Milks Family History

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Milks Name Meaning

Variant of Milk. Middle English milk ‘milk’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a seller of milk. Alternatively, it may be a translation (again, with an excrescent -s) of German Milch, or a variant of Slavic Milich.

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


Similar surnames: Milk, Miles, Mills, Milas, Dilks, Mick, Milos, Milko, Wilks, Pinks

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Milks Family Origin

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Milks Family Occupations

What did your Milks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Milks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Milks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Milks family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milks.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Miller

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Milks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Milks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milks 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 586 immigration records available for the last name Milks. 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 Milks. For the veterans among your Milks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milks Life Expectancy

What is the average Milks lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Milks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Milks in 1953 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milks 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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