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).
Associated with: queen.
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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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Milka and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Milka (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Emilia (#145 last year), Emily (#8), Malka (#1331) and Milly. Other variants, like Malkie, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Milka was more pronounced in the year 1998 (median #1102) and has become significantly reduced since (#871, 52% less usage). Emily has been the most well-known version, though Emilia has become trendy as well. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Recommended names are Celka, Cilka, Elka, Jelka, Mala, Malea, Malia, Malika, Malva, Meeka, Mela, Melba▼, Melia, Mella, Melva▼, Melya, Mia▲, Mica, Micki, Micky, Mika, Mike, Miki, Mikki, Mikko, Mila▲, Milada, Milana▲, Milanka, Milena▲, Milla, Mille, Milli, Mima, Mimma, Mina, Minda, Minna▼, Minta▼, Mira▲, Mirja, Mirka, Mirla, Mirna, Mirra, Mirta, Misha, Mitra, Miya▲, Myka, Myla▲, Nika, Ricka, Rieka, Rifka, Rika, Rivka▲, Sitka, Telka, Tinka, Ulka, Valka, Vika, Vitka, Yulka and Zivka. These names tend to be more commonly used than Milka.See names in meaning and etymology.