Millington Family History

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Millington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cheshire and East Yorkshire, so named from Old English mylen ‘mill’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Billington, Ellington, Wallington, Wellington, Pilkington, Allington

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Millington Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Millington name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Millington. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


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Millington Family Origin

Where is the Millington family from?

Millington Family Occupations

What did your Millington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Millington occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Millington's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Millington. A less common occupation for the Millington family was Farmer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer


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

Millington Historical Records

What Millington family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 78,000 census records available for the last name Millington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Millington 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Millington. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Millington. For the veterans among your Millington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Millington Life Expectancy

What is the average Millington lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Millington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Millington in 1942 was 33, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Millington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Millington 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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