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Milman Family History

Milman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and English: variant spelling of Millman.

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


Similar surnames: Melman, Kilman, Mirman, Hilman, Tilman, Millman, Gilman, Zigman

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Where is the Milman family from?

You can see how Milman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Milman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Milman families living in Delaware. This was about 67% of all the recorded Milman's in USA. Delaware had the highest population of Milman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Milman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Milman. 20% of Milman men worked as a Proprietor and 25% of Milman women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milman were Manager and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
    20%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Milman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Milman. 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 605 military records available for the last name Milman. For the veterans among your Milman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Milman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Milman in 1963 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

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