Milter Family History

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Milter 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: Miller, Minter, Malter, Mitter, Milner, Milder, Miler, Filter, Multer

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Milter Family Origin

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Milter Family Occupations

What did your Milter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Milter. 19% of Milter men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Milter women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milter were Machinist and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%

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

Milter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Milter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 686 immigration records available for the last name Milter. 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 Card

There are 306 military records available for the last name Milter. For the veterans among your Milter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milter Life Expectancy

What is the average Milter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Milter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Milter in 1963 was 64, and 83 in 2004.

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