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Milbank Family History

Milbank Surname 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: Wilbanks, Kilbane, Wiltbank, Willbanks, Bank, Albany, Plank, Banks

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Where is the Milbank family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milbank surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Milbank ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Master Butcher Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Milbank . 34% of Milbank men worked as a Master Butcher Retired and 88% of Milbank women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milbank were General Labourer and Confectioner Cake Maker caterer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Master Butcher Retired
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • General Labourer
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Milliner
    4%
  • Confectioner Cake Maker caterer
    4%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Milbank . Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milbank census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Milbank . Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Milbank . For the veterans among your Milbank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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