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Millam Family History

Millam Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Milham.

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

Similar surnames: Millham, Milam, Killam, Gillam, Milham, Milum, Millar, Millard, Allam

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Where is the Millam family from?

You can see how Millam families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Millam family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Millam families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Millam family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Millam's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Millam families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Millam surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Millam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Millam. 35% of Millam men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
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What Millam family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Millam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Millam 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 417 immigration records available for the last name Millam. 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 342 military records available for the last name Millam. For the veterans among your Millam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Millam lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Millam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Millam in 1961 was 34, and 75 in 2003.

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