Milligan Family History

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Milligan Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolagáin ‘descendant of Maolagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured’. in some instances, a variant of Mollohan.

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


Similar surnames: Gilligan, Mulligan, Galligan, Nelligan, Gillian, Millin, Halligan

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Milligan Family Origin

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Milligan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Milligan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Milligan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Milligan family was Joiner. Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milligan.

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Milligan Historical Records

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Milligan Life Expectancy

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