What does Millicent mean?
Millicent /mil-li-cent/ as a girls' name is pronounced MIL-a-sent. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Millicent is "brave strength". Norman name. American Congresswoman Millicent Fenwick.
How popular is Millicent?
Millicent is a very popular first name for females (#950 out of 4276, Top 22%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Millicent for girls. Millicent reached its highest rank of #485 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Millicent and related names. Popular alternative forms of Millicent ranked in the Top 1000 are Melissa (#224 from recent data), Millie (#505), Missie, Missy, Mellie and Lissa. Usage of these relations of Millicent was common among parents during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.34%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.18%, 47% less), with the versions Mellie, Millicent and Missy becoming less trendy. Melissa has historically been the top pick of parents, although Millie seems to be becoming a favorite too. (2014 Birth Statistics)