What does Milka mean?
Milka /mil-ka/ as a name for girls is of Latin, Slavic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Milka is "rival; laborious; eager; flattering, hardworking; queen". Milka is an alternate form of Emily (Latin): feminine of Emil. Milka is also a derivative of Ilka (Slavic): writer Ilka Chase. Milka is also used as a derivative of Malka (Hebrew).
How popular is Milka?
Milka is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#89895 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Milka and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Milka (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Emilia (#164 last year) and Emily (#7). Other variants, like Malkah, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Milka was more pronounced in 2014 (median #85). Emily has been the most well-known version, though Emilia has become trendy as well. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Cilka, Elka, Malea, Malika, Meeka, Melba, Melva, Mia, Mica, Mika, Mila, Milana, Milla, Milli, Mima, Minda, Mirka, Mirra, Myla, Rieka, Rifka, Tinka, Ulka, Yulka and Zivka. These names tend to be more commonly used than Milka.