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Millis Name Meaning

English: variant of Mills. Dutch: habitational name from Milheeze in the province of North Brabant. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Amilius or Amelis (Latinized forms of a Germanic name with the initial element amal ‘strength’, ‘vigor’) or of the Latin personal name Aemilius (see Milian).

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Lillis, Mills, Tillis, Milos, Millen, Willis, Milles, Millin

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Millis Family Origin

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Millis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millis. The most common Millis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Millis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Millis family was Carpenter.

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