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Miler Name Meaning

Polish, Croatian (eastern Croatia), Slovenian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): Slavicized and Yiddishized form of German Müller, an occupational name for a miller (see Mueller).

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


Similar surnames: Miller, Miles, Maler, Milder, Filer, Milek, Melcer, Mahler, Miner

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Where is the Miler family from?

You can see how Miler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Miler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Miler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 68 Miler families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Miler's in the UK. London had the highest population of Miler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Miler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Miler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Miler. 34% of Miler men worked as a General Labourer and 78% of Miler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Miler were Bricklayer and Incapacitated.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Bank Messenger
    17%
  • Incapacitated
    17%
  • Bricklayer
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Domestic Servant
    7%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Miler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Miler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Miler. For the veterans among your Miler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Miler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Miler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Miler in 1949 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

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