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Millay Early Origins



The surname Millay was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been traced from ancient times.

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Millay Spelling Variations


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Millay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Millet, Milliet, Millez, Millais, Millay, Millets, Milet, Milez, Milais, Milets, Milay, de Millet and many more.

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Millay Early History


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Millay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Millay research. Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1539, 1572, 1582, 1686, 1719, 1810, 1813, 1814, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Millay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Millay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Millay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Theodore Millet, Colonel, Knight of the Empire; Francisque Millet (1642-1679), also known as Jean-François Milée or Millet I, a...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Millay Notables 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:

Millay Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J M Millay, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Millay (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Millay (post 1700)



  • Diana Claire Millay (b. 1935), American actress, best known as having guest starred in close to 200 primetime TV shows
  • George Millay (1929-2006), American businessman, founder of SeaWorld and the Wet 'n Wild water parks
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), American lyrical poet and playwright and the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1923)
  • Tamara A. Millay, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1996, 2000, 2004; Candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1998, 2002

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Millay Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Millay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Millay 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 14 January 2016 at 16:23.

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