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Mildner Family History

Mildner Surname Meaning

German:: occupational name for a miller from medieval Latin molendinarius. in some cases perhaps an altered form of Müldener an occupational name for a trough maker from Middle Low German muldener.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mollner, Giltner, Mulder, Guldner, Hildner, Gildner, Wiedner, Miller

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Where is the Mildner family from?

You can see how Mildner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mildner family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Mildner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Mildner families living in New Jersey. This was about 39% of all the recorded Mildner's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Mildner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mildner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mildner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mildner. 34% of Mildner men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Mildner women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mildner were Plumber and Seamstress. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Painter
  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mildner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mildner 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 739 immigration records available for the last name Mildner. 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 Mildner. For the veterans among your Mildner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mildner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mildner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Mildner in 1958 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

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