Milnes Family History

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Milnes Name Meaning

English: variant of Mills. Compare Milner.

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


Similar surnames: Milles, Miles, Milner, Milne, Millis, Jines, Vines, Viles, Milks

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Milnes Family Origin

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Milnes Family Occupations

What did your Milnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Dger Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Milnes. 14% of Milnes men worked as a Labourer and 17% of Milnes women worked as a Dger Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milnes were Barber and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    14%
  • Plumber
    9%
  • Accountant
    5%
  • Barber
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dger Keeper
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Operator
    17%
  • Saleslady
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Milnes Historical Records

What Milnes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Milnes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milnes 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Milnes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Milnes. For the veterans among your Milnes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milnes Life Expectancy

What is the average Milnes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Milnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Milnes in 1954 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milnes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milnes 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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