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Milton Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous and widespread places so called. The majority of these are named with Old English middel ‘middle’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; a smaller group, with examples in Cumbria, Kent, Northamptonshire, Northumbria, Nottinghamshire, and Staffordshire, have as their first element Old English mylen ‘mill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hilton, Wilton, Bilton, Mitton, Kilton, Minton, Colton, Tilton

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Milton Family Origin

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Milton Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milton. The most common Milton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Milton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Milton family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Milton Historical Records

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Milton Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Milton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Milton in 1942 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

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