Milliner Family History

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Milliner Name Meaning

Scottish and English: unexplained; probably a variant of Milner. The vocabulary word milliner ‘seller of women’s hats’ (originally meaning ‘native of Milan’, hence ‘maker of fancy goods’, hence ‘hat maker’) is first recorded in the 16th century, probably too late to have given rise to a surname.

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

Similar surnames: Miller, Millner, Milner, Mulliner, Dillinger, Fillinger, Hillner

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Milliner Family Origin

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Milliner Family Occupations

What did your Milliner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Milliner family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milliner. The most common Milliner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Milliner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Milliner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Milliner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milliner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Milliner. 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 Milliner. For the veterans among your Milliner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milliner Life Expectancy

What is the average Milliner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Milliner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Milliner in 1954 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milliner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milliner 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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