Origins Available: English, French
Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the settlement of Millichope in the county of Shropshire. The surname Milla belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Milla family
Shropshire where the surname is associated with the village of Millichope. The village of Millichope, a Norman spelling of the Anglo-Saxon Melicope, was held in 1086 by Helgot from Earl Roger, a companion of King William.
Early History of the Milla family
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Milla Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Milla has been spelled many different ways, including Millichamp, Millichap, Millenchop, Millcamp, Mellcamp, Mellencamp, Millcomp, Milcamp, Milcomp, Millicamp, Millicomp, Millichope and many more.
Early Notables of the Milla family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Milla family to Ireland
Some of the Milla family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Milla family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Millas to arrive in North America:
Milla Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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