Millay Family History

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Millay Name Meaning

Perhaps a respelling of Millais, an English habitational name of Norman origin, from Miliez in Nord, or French Millet.

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


Similar surnames: Milley, Dilday, Dilly, Millan, Billy, Cilley, Millen, Molla, Lilly

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Millay Family Origin

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Millay Family Occupations

What did your Millay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Millay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Millay's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millay. A less common occupation for the Millay family was Last Maker.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Last Maker

    6%

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

Millay Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Millay Life Expectancy

What is the average Millay lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Millay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Millay in 1951 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Millay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Millay 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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