Milk Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): probably from Middle English milk ‘milk’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of milk. In some instances, probably a translation of German Milch, a variant of Slavic Milich or of Dutch Mielke (a pet form of Miele), or a shortening of Slavic Milkovich.

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


Similar surnames: Milks, Silk, Mick, Mink, Mill, Wilk, Milke, Bick, Milko, Milz

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Milk Family Origin

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Milk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Game Keeper

    9%
  • Carman

    4%

In 1881, the most common Milk occupation in the UK was Farmer. 43% of Milk's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Game Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milk. A less common occupation for the Milk family was Carman.

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Milk Historical Records

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Milk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Milk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Milk in 1960 was 31, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milk

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