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Milner Name Meaning

Northern English (mainly Yorkshire) and Scottish: variant of Miller, retaining the -n- of the Middle English word, which was a result of Scandinavian linguistic influence, as in Old Norse mylnari.

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


Similar surnames: Miller, Miner, Milne, Millner, Kilner, Minner, Milnes, Milnor, Tinner

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Milner Family Origin

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Milner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Milner family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milner. The most common Milner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Milner's were Farmers.

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Milner Historical Records

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Milner Life Expectancy

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