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Milles Family History

Milles Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Mills.

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

Similar surnames: Millis, Illes, Milnes, Mille, Willes, Miller, Millen, Malles, Milley

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Where is the Milles family from?

You can see how Milles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Milles families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 202 Milles families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Milles's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Milles families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Milles ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Milles. 42% of Milles men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Milles women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milles were Farmers Son and Waitress.

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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
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Student
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Milles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milles 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Milles. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Milles. For the veterans among your Milles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milles lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Milles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Milles in 1955 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

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