Millard Family History

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Millard Name Meaning

English (chiefly Gloucestershire and Worcestershire): variant of Millward. French (northern): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements mil ‘good’, ‘gracious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Southern French: from a variant spelling of Occitan milhar ‘millet field’ (from mil ‘millet’).

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

Similar surnames: Mallard, Billard, Willard, Maillard, Gillard, Milardo, Bollard

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Millard Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Millard name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Millard. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Millard Family Origin

Where is the Millard family from?

Millard Family Occupations

What did your Millard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millard. A less common occupation for the Millard family was Scholar. The most common Millard occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Millard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Scholar


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Millard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Millard Historical Records

What Millard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 197,000 census records available for the last name Millard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Millard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 27,000 immigration records available for the last name Millard. 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 Card

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Millard. For the veterans among your Millard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Millard Life Expectancy

What is the average Millard lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Millard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Millard in 1943 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Millard ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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