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Millet Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of millet or panic grass, from a diminutive form of Old French mil (Latin milium). In some cases it may have been a nickname for someone suffering from a skin disease, with blisters resembling grains of millet. Compare the English term miliary fever. French and English: from a pet form of the personal name Miles. Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived by a field of millet, Catalan millet (Latin milietum, a derivative of milium ‘millet’).

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


Similar surnames: Mallet, Mollet, Millen, Billet, Mullet, Miller, Millett, Gillet

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Millet Family Origin

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Millet Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millet. The most common Millet occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Millet's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Millet family was Carpenter.

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Millet Historical Records

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Millet Life Expectancy

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