Last name: MILLS

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MILLS : This last name is indexed 771,327 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MILLS : 1: English: variant of Mill 1 with excrescent -s added in post-medieval times. Compare Mullins from a French equivalent of this name and see also Milnes.2: English: either a variant of Miles a variant of Mill 2 with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s or Myhill with post-medieval excrescent -s.3: Irish: this is usually the English name especially in Ulster but elsewhere in Ireland it was also adopted for the Gaelic topographic byname an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.4: In some cases also an Americanized form of Serbian or Croatian Milić (see Milic) or of some other surname beginning with Mil-.

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