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Milo Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the personal name Miloslav. Southern Italian: habitational name from Milo in Catania province, Sicily. Southern Italian: from a short form of the personal name Emilio, or the Germanic personal name Milo.

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

Similar surnames: Milos, Calo, Milko, Mill, Mele, Milone, Filo, Hils, Lio, Milz

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Where is the Milo family from?

You can see how Milo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Milo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Milo families living in British Columbia. This was about 43% of all the recorded Milo's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Milo families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Milo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the CA named Milo. 50% of Milo men worked as a Journalier.

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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

  • Journalier
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Milo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milo 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Milo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Milo. For the veterans among your Milo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milo lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Milo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Milo in 1958 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

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