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The saga of the name Millaud follows a line reaching back through history to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It was a name for someone who worked as a miller or the keeper of a mill. The surname Millaud is derived from the Old English word mylenweard. This name is common in the southern and western counties; elsewhere, the form Milner predominates.

Millaud Early Origins



The surname Millaud was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Millaud Spelling Variations


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Millaud Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Millaud were recorded, including Milward, Milwood and others.

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Millaud Early History


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Millaud Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Millaud research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1430, 1502 and 1488 are included under the topic Early Millaud History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Millaud Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Millaud Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Millaud Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Millaud In Ireland


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Millaud In Ireland



Some of the Millaud family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Millaud Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jacques Millaud, who landed in Montreal in 1653

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Millaud Family Crest Products


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Millaud Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Millaud Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Millaud 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.

    This page was last modified on 4 July 2013 at 14:31.

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