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: Filter, Winter, Miller, Alter, Minter, Malter, Halter, Bolter, Pinter

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Milter Family Origin

Where is the Milter family from?

Milter Family Occupations

What did your Milter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Milter family was Clerk Store. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milter. The most common Milter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Milter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Clerk In Store

    9%
  • Clerk Store

    9%

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

Milter Historical Records

What Milter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1940's US census records for Milter

Passenger List

There are 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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