Milam Family History

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Milam Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Milham.

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

Similar surnames: Millam, Milum, Milem, Milham, Allam, Mille, Maxam, Millar, Milks

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Milam Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Milam name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Milam. 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


  • Norway


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Milam Family Origin

Where is the Milam family from?

Milam Family Occupations

What did your Milam ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Milam family was Brewer. Ag Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milam. The most common Milam occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 6% of Milam's were Ag Labourers.

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  • Ag Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Brewer


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

Milam Historical Records

What Milam family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Milam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milam 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Milam. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Milam. For the veterans among your Milam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milam Life Expectancy

What is the average Milam lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Milam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Milam in 1944 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milam 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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