Millett Family History

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Millett Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Millet. Irish (mainly County Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mealóid, from an occupational or status name derived from Latin miles ‘soldier’.

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

Similar surnames: Millet, Mullett, Billett, Gillett, Tillett, Millen, Milley, Mille

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Millett Family Origin

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Millett Family Occupations

What did your Millett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millett. The most common Millett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Millett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Millett family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Millett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Millett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Millett 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Millett. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Millett. For the veterans among your Millett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Millett Life Expectancy

What is the average Millett lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Millett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Millett in 1949 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Millett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Millett 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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