Early Origins of the Milhan family
The surname Milhan was first found in Mid Norfolk
at Mileham, a village mid way between East Dereham and Fakenham. The village dates back to the Dopmesday Book where it was listed as Meleham and literally meant "homestead or village with a mill," having derived from the Old English words myln + ham. CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Mileham Castle near the site of the Roman Camp is one of the largest motte and bailey castles in Norfolk
. The castle was constructed in about 1100 and the ruins can still be seen today.
Early History of the Milhan family
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Milhan Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Milhan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Milhan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..