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What does Mila mean?

Mila Pronunciation of Mila [mi-la] as a name for girls has its root in Spanish, and the name Mila means "miracles; favored". Mila is a version of Milagros (Spanish). Mila is also a derivative of Milena (Czechoslovakian, Slavic): popular in the Czech Republic.


5 relations via Milagros, Milena: Milada, Milana, Milanka, Mileena and Mlada.

Creative forms:
(female) Malla, Mida, ..

(male) Mian, Milai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mila Azalea (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mila?

Mila is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2208 out of 4276, Top 52%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#51809 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Mila reached its apex position of #53 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mila name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mila outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Mila (#53 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Milagros (#1288 from current records), Milana (#680), Mileena (#1794) and Milena (#760). Usage of these relations of Mila was at its peak in 2015 (usage of 0.4%). Mila has historically been preferred by parents, though Milena has become popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mila, Milagros, Milana, Mileena, Milena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mila outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mila is alike in pronunciation to Mala, Malea, Maleah, Maleia, Mali, Malia, Mally, Meelia, Mela, Melia, Mella, Melli, Melly, Melya, Milla, Millee, Milli, Millie, Milly, Molli, Molly and Myla. Other suggested similar names are Aila, Caila, Cilla, Dela, Dila, Dilla, Eila, Emila, Fila, Geila, Gila, Glila, Ila, Lala, Lela, Lila, Lilla, Maia, Mal, Mata, Meira, Mel, Melba, Mia, Mica, Mika, Mikyla, Milka, Mille, Mima, Mina, Minna, Minta, Mira, Mirka, Mirla, Mirta, Miya, Moira, Moll, Mya, Myka, Myrla, Nila, Nula, Nyla, Olla, Phila, Sela, Tsila, Tzila, Yula and Zila. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mila.

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