Meaning and Name Origin
Millicent \m(i)-llice-nt, mill(i)-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.
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 last year), Millie (#505), Missie, Missy, Mellie and Lissa. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 and has become significantly less since, with the versions Missy, Millicent and Mellie becoming less trendy. Millie (#505) and Melissa (#224) are two of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, with Melissa and Millie having a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Millicent▼ is pronounced similarly to Millissent. This name tends to be less commonly used than Millicent.