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Miler Surname Meaning

Polish Czech Croatian Serbian Slovenian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a miller from a Slavicized and Yiddishized form of German Müller (see Mueller ) often applied as a translation into German of corresponding Slavic occupational names or surnames. Compare Miller .

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


Similar surnames: Miller, Miles, Maler, Milder, Filer, Milek, Melcer, Mahler, Miner

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Where is the Miler family from?

You can see how Miler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Miler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Miler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 48 Miler families living in Ontario. This was about 31% of all the recorded Miler's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Miler families in 1911.
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What did your Miler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Miler. 46% of Miler men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Miler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Miler were Drayman and Clerk. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Dairyman
    10%
  • Drayman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Miler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Miler. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Miler. For the veterans among your Miler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Miler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Miler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Miler in 1949 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

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