What does Millie mean?
Millie \m(il)-lie\ as a name for girls is of Latin, Old German, Greek, Old English and Old French derivation, and Millie means "rival, eager work; helper to the priest; bee; honey; gentle strength; brave strength". Millie is a derivative of Amelia (Latin, Old German). Millie is also a form of Camilla (Latin). Millie is also used as a form of Kamilla (Latin), Melissa (Greek), Mildred (Old English) and Millicent (Old French).
Millie has 41 more related variations via Amelia, Camilla, Kamilla, Melissa, Mildred, Millicent: Amalee, Amalia▼, Amalie, Amaline, Amelie, Ameline, Amilia, Camille, Camillia, Camillie, Cammie, Delia▼, Emelie, Emeline▼, Emilia, Emmie▼, Kamille, Malika, Mallissa, Mel, Melesa, Melicia, Meline, Melisa▼, Melise, Melisse, Meliza, Mellicent, Mellisa, Mellisent, Melosa, Mildrid, Milicent, Milisent, Milla, Mille, Millisent, Millissent, Milzie, Missie and Missy▼.
Millie is a very popular first name for women (#655 out of 4276, Top 15%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#76946 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Millie for girls. Millie reached its apex rank of #143 in the U.S. then, and is at #505 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Millie (#505 a year ago) are Amelia (#15 a year ago), Emilia (#164), Melissa (#224), Camille (#250), Malia (#345), Camilla (#364), Amelie (#667), Amalia (#884), Missy, Mildred, Milla, Millicent, Missie, Mellisa, Kamille, Delia, Cammie, Emelie, Emeline, Melisa, Emmie and Mellie. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3473%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2427%, down 30.1%), with versions like Melisa, Emmie, Mellie, Emeline and Delia falling out of style. The more fashionable baby names here are Millie (#505), Emilia (#164), Camilla (#364), Amelia (#15) and Camille (#250), and there is also a rekindling in birth name popularity for Amelia, Camilla, Camille, Emilia and Millie. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Millie and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Millie is pronounced similarly to Maillie, Mallie▼, Melli, Mollee, Molli and Mollie▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Aillie, Billie▼, Gillie, Jillie, Lillie▼, Tillie▼ and Willie▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Millie.