Milley Family History

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Milley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Millet. Hungarian: archaic variant of Mil(l)ei, a habitational name for someone from a place called Milej in Zala county or Mile in Torna county.

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

Similar surnames: Cilley, Miller, Millay, Pelley, Willey, Mille, Tilley, Millen, Millet

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Milley Family Origin

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Milley Family Occupations

What did your Milley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milley. A less common occupation for the Milley family was Farm Laborer. The most common Milley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Milley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason

  • Farm Laborer


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

Milley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Milley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milley 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Milley. 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 967 military records available for the last name Milley. For the veterans among your Milley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milley Life Expectancy

What is the average Milley lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Milley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Milley in 1942 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milley 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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