The name Milman is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It was originally a name for someone who worked as a person who worked at a mill. The surname Milman is derived from the Old English word mylen,
which means mill,
and the occupational
which denotes a servant or worker.
Early Origins of the Milman family
The surname Milman was first found in Derbyshire
where they seated as early as the year 1373.
Early History of the Milman family
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Milman Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Milman are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Milman include Millman, Milman, Milmon, Millmon, Milmoon and many more.
Early Notables of the Milman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Milman family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Milman or a variant listed above:
Milman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- N Milman, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Milman (post 1700)
- Derek Milman (b. 1979), American actor from New York City
- Sir David Patrick Milman (b. 1945), 10th Baronet, English peer
- Sir Derek Milman (1918-1999), 9th Baronet, English peer
- Sir Dermot Lionel Kennedy Milman (1912-1990), 8th Baronet, English peer
- Sir Lionel Charles Patrick Milman (1877-1962), 7th Baronet, English peer
- Sir William Ernest Milman (1875-1962), 6th Baronet, English peer
- Sir Francis Milman (1872-1946), 5th Baronet, English peer
- Sir Francis John Milman (1842-1922), 4th Baronet, English peer
- Sir William Milman (1813-1885), 3rd Baronet, English peer
- Sir William George Milman (1781-1857), 2nd Baronet, Lieutenant-General in the Coldstream Guards
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