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Milich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Milić or Slovenian Milič (see Milic ) and also of Polish Milicz all based on the Slavic name element mil ‘gentle dear’. German: variant of Mühlich (via the form Miehlich) an unflattering nickname from Middle High German müelich ‘troublesome difficult to get on with’. Polish Czech and Sorbian: nickname derived from miły (Polish and Sorbian) milý (Czech) ‘gentle dear; pleasant’. As a Polish and Sorbian surname it may also be from a pet form of a personal name containing the Slavic element mil ‘gentle dear’.

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

Similar surnames: Milovich, Miletich, Yelich, Polich, Kulich, Malich, Milch, Minnich

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Where is the Milich family from?

You can see how Milich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milich family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Milich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1861 there was 1 Milich family living in Angus. This was 100% of all the recorded Milich's in Scotland. Angus had the highest population of Milich families in 1861.
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What did your Milich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beauty Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Milich. 32% of Milich men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Milich women worked as a Beauty Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milich were Salesman and Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Beauty Operator
  • Housework
  • Manager
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Milich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milich 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 909 immigration records available for the last name Milich. 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 840 military records available for the last name Milich. For the veterans among your Milich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milich lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Milich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Milich in 1948 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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