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Where did the Jewish Miller family come from? What is the Jewish Miller family crest and coat of arms? When did the Miller family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Miller family history?


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Miller Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century

  • Benjamin Miller, aged 30, arrived in Bermuda in 1635
  • Sander Miller, who landed in New England in 1652
  • Sarah Miller, who arrived in Maryland in 1666

Miller Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Symon Miller, who arrived in Virginia in 1705
  • Steve Miller, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Joost Miller, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Hans Lendert Miller, who settled in Philadelphia in 1728
  • Anna Miller, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732

Miller Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Craig Miller, who landed in New York in 1801
  • Catharina Miller, aged 13, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807
  • Adam Miller, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1809
  • Ann Miller, aged 55, arrived in Maryland in 1812
  • Arthur G Miller, aged 27, landed in Georgia in 1812

Miller Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century

  • Archie W Miller, who arrived in Mississippi in 1902


  • Arthur Miller (1915-2005), American playwright best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning "Death of a Salesman"
  • Mitchell William "Mitch" Miller (1911-2010), American musician, singer, conductor, record producer, A&R man, and record company executive
  • Henry Valentine Miller (1891-1980), American author
  • Merton Howard Miller (1923-2000), American economist, who won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1990
  • Susan Miller (b. 1946), original name of Susan St. James, American actress and activist
  • Reggie Miller (b. 1965), retired American professional basketball player who holds the NBA record for career three-pointers
  • Shannon Miller (b. 1977), American lawyer and artistic gymnast, winner of a combined total of 16 World Championships and Olympic medals between 1991 and 1996
  • Joaquin Miller (1839-1913), American poet
  • Stanley Lloyd Miller (1930-2007), American chemist and biologist considered a pioneer in the field of exobiology
  • Staff Sergeant Andrew Miller (1916-1944), American Army soldier awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1944



  • The History and Genealogy of the Miller Family by Thelma Ray Miller.
  • The Huguenot Millers by Margaret Miller White.
  • The Miller and Simmons Families by William Shurtleff.

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The Miller Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Miller Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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