Millen Family History

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Millen Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Mullen. English: from Old French Milon, an inflected form of the personal name Miles (see Miles 1). English: from Middle English milne, adjectival form of mille ‘mill’, or perhaps a topographic name for someone living in a lane leading to a mill, from Middle English mille, milne ‘mill’ + lane, lone ‘lane’. Dutch: patronymic from Miele 3.

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

Similar surnames: Mullen, Millet, Miller, Mille, Hillen, Gillen, Billen, Millan, Hiller

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Millen Family Origin

Where is the Millen family from?

Millen Family Occupations

What did your Millen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Millen family was Painter. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millen. The most common Millen occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Millen's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Painter


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

Millen Historical Records

What Millen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 77,000 census records available for the last name Millen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Millen 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Millen. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Millen. For the veterans among your Millen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Millen Life Expectancy

What is the average Millen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Millen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Millen in 1951 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Millen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Millen 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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