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Milko Surname Meaning

Polish (Miłko); Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) (also Miľko): from a pet form of a compound personal name such as Polish Miłosław based on the Old Slavic element mil ‘gentle dear’ (from the adjective milъ). Polish (Miłko) and Slovak: nickname from a derivative of the adjective miły (Polish) milý (Slovak) ‘nice pleasant’. American shortened form of Serbian or Croatian Milković (see Milkovich ) or Miljković (see Miljkovic ) and possibly also of other similar names such as Polish Miłkowski (see Milkowski ) and Slovak Milkovič (see Milkovich ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Misko, Milos, Milo, Minko, Mielke, Milk, Mick, Marko, Mill, Miko

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Where is the Milko family from?

You can see how Milko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milko family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Milko families were found in USA in 1920. In 1861 there were 4 Milko families living in Perthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Milko's in Scotland. Perthshire had the highest population of Milko families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Milko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Milko. 27% of Milko men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Milko women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milko were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Mechanic
  • Driver
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Milko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milko 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Milko. 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 Cards

There are 604 military records available for the last name Milko. For the veterans among your Milko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milko lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Milko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Milko in 1951 was 54, and 67 in 2004.

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