Miller

April 1729–10 April 1729
Ilminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Miller

When Miller was born in April 1729, in Ilminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Miller, was 29 and her mother, Sarah House, was 25.

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Richard Miller
1700–1766
Sarah House
1704–1732
John Miller
1728–
Miller
1729–1729
Richard Miller
1729–

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, an agent derivative of mille ‘mill’, reinforced by Old Norse mylnari ( see Milner ). In southern, western, and central England Millward (literally, ‘mill keeper’) was the usual term. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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