Milne Name Meaning

Scottish (common in Aberdeenshire): occupational name for a miller or someone who lived at a mill, Old English mylen ‘mill’ (see Mill, Milner). The Scottish name found its way to Ireland; MacLysaght records that it has been in Dublin since the early 18th century. In some cases it has absorbed Irish Moyle.

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


Similar surnames: Millen, Milner, Mille, Moline, Lile, Mele, Hille, Kilner, Milos

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Milne Family Origin

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Milne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Miller

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Milne family was Miller. The most common Milne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Milne's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milne.

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Milne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Milne in 1940 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milne

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