Milz Family History

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Milz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a cantankerous individual, from Middle High German milz(e) ‘spleen’. According to medieval theory of humors, an excess of bile from the spleen was responsible for ill temper. German: habitational name from a place so named in Thuringia. German and Dutch: from a personal name of uncertain etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Mill, Pilz, Malz, Milde, Mick, Milo, Milk, Bitz, Fitz, Mina

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Milz Family Origin

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Milz Family Occupations

What did your Milz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Milz. 37% of Milz men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Milz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milz were Machine Shop Apprentice and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Press Operator
  • Machine Shop Apprentice

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Milz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Milz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Milz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Milz. For the veterans among your Milz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milz Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Milz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Milz in 1960 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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