Millan Family History

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Millan Name Meaning

Spanish (Millán): variant of Milían (see Milian). Galician: patronymical name from Millán, from a reduced form of a personal name from Latin Aemilianus (see Milian). Galician: in some cases, possibly a habitational name from any of the places in Galicia called Millán, from Latin villa Aemiliani ‘villa of Aemilianus’. Scottish: shortened form of McMillan.

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

Similar surnames: Milian, Milla, Millen, Milan, Millian, Dillon, Mellon, Milia, Gillen

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Millan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Millan name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Portugal


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Millan Family Origin

Where is the Millan family from?

Millan Family Occupations

What did your Millan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millan. The most common Millan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Millan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Millan family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Keeps House


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

Millan Historical Records

What Millan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 89,000 census records available for the last name Millan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Millan 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Millan. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Millan. For the veterans among your Millan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Millan Life Expectancy

What is the average Millan lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Millan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Millan in 1947 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Millan 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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