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Millke Family History

Millke Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Mielke, Mille, Milke, Mill, Pille, Miller, Miyake, Millet, Melle

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Where is the Millke family from?

You can see how Millke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Millke family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Millke family living in Illinois. This was about 25% of all the recorded Millke's in USA. Illinois and 3 other states had the highest population of Millke families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Millke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Millke ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 171 census records available for the last name Millke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Millke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 18 immigration records available for the last name Millke. 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 Cards

There are 7 military records available for the last name Millke. For the veterans among your Millke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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