Millar Family History

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Millar Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Miller.

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

Similar surnames: Miller, Millard, Millam, Millan, Villar, Millen, Millage, Milder

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Millar Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Millar name?

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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Millar Family Origin

Where is the Millar family from?

Millar Family Occupations

What did your Millar ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Millar occupation in the UK was Farmer. 3% of Millar's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millar. A less common occupation for the Millar family was Annuitant.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Annuitant


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

Millar Historical Records

What Millar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 217,000 census records available for the last name Millar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Millar 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 41,000 immigration records available for the last name Millar. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Millar. For the veterans among your Millar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Millar Life Expectancy

What is the average Millar lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Millar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Millar in 1952 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Millar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Millar 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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