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There are approximately 124,146 people named Miller in the UK. That makes it the 53rd most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 1,965 are named Miller.

Region of origin

British Isles

Country of origin

England

Language of origin

English

Religion of origin

Christian

Classification

English
Occupational Name

Related and similar surnames

Millar
Miiller
Meller
Milar
Milare
Meiller
Mileer
Miiler
Mihler
Mileir
Milear
Mileare
Milarr
Milair
Mihlar
Miilar
Milaer
Milaire
Milarre
M'Miller
Mihllauer
Milari
Milaro
Milara
Mialer
Milars

The Miller surname in historical dictionaries

An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)

One who attends a grist-mill. Meillear, Gaelic, having large lips; malair, Gaelic, a merchant; maillor, Gaelic, from maille, armor, and fear, a man--a man in armor, having a coat of mail, a soldier.

Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.

Patronymica Britannica (1860)

MILLER. The occupation; which has also given rise to Attmill, Milner, Milne, Mihies, Mills, Milman, Millward. In H.R. Molendinarius, Le Molendinator, De Molendino, &c.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

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