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Milleson Family History

Milleson Name Meaning

Scottish: metronymic from the female personal name Mille, a derivative of Old English milde ‘mild’, ‘gentle’. Compare Melson.

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


Similar surnames: Millen, Millison, Millson, Mollison, Hillen, Willison, Tilles, Milton

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Where is the Milleson family from?

You can see how Milleson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milleson family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Milleson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Milleson families living in London. This was about 38% of all the recorded Milleson's in the UK. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Milleson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milleson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Milleson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Milleson. 42% of Milleson men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Milleson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milleson were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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
    42%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Mechanic
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Laundress
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Milleson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milleson 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Milleson. 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 500 military records available for the last name Milleson. For the veterans among your Milleson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milleson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Milleson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Milleson in 1958 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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