Milich Family History

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Milich Name Meaning

German: variant of Mühlich (via the form Miehlich), an unflattering nickname from Middle High German müelich ‘troublesome’, ‘difficult to get on with’. Eastern German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of a Polish compound name with the first element mily ‘nice’, ‘pleasant’, or possibly an Americanized spelling of the Polish name Milicz, which has the same origin. Serbian and Croatian (Milic): patronymic or metronymic from the personal names Mile, Milo (male), or Mila, Milica (female), derivatives of the Old Slavic adjective mil ‘gentle’, ‘dear’.

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

Similar surnames: Milovich, Miletich, Yelich, Polich, Kulich, Malich, Milch, Minnich

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Milich Family Origin

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Milich Family Occupations

What did your Milich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beauty Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Milich. 32% of Milich men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Milich women worked as a Beauty Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milich were Salesman and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beauty Operator
  • Housework
  • Manager
  • Maid

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

Milich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Milich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milich 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 909 immigration records available for the last name Milich. 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 840 military records available for the last name Milich. For the veterans among your Milich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milich Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Milich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Milich in 1948 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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