What does Millie mean?
Millie [mil-lie] as a name for girls is of Latin, 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 version 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).
(female) Milie, Molie, ..
(male) Millik, Millin, .. Middle name pairings:
Millie Brenda (M.B.), ..
How popular is Millie?
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. Demographics)
Millie reached its apex rank of #143 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #477 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Millie (#477 a year ago) are Amelia (#12 a year ago), Melissa (#253), Malia (#313), Camilla (#374), Amelie (#641), Kamilla (#1542), Melia (#1667), Millicent, Missie, Milla, Milly, Mellie, Emelie, Amalie, Mellisa and Mildred. Other variants, like Millee, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Millie was at its highest during 1910-1919 (median #1378) and is now much lower (#1369, down 66%). Amelia is a perennial favorite, though Camilla has grown trendy as well, while forms such as Mellie have become less contemporary.
Millie is pronounced similarly to Maelee, Maillie, Maleia, Mallie▼, Mally, Mella, Melli, Mila▲, Mollee, Molley, Molli, Mollie▼ and Molly. Other recommended names are Ailie, Ailli, Aillie, Aillin, Allie▲, Billee, Billi, Billie▼, Billye, Cellie, Collie, Dilli, Dollie▼, Ellie▲, Emillie, Fillis, Gillie, Haillie, Hallie, Hildie, Hille, Hillie, Hollie▼, Jilli, Jillie, Jullie, Kallie▲, Kellie▼, Lallie, Lilie, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie▼, Lollie, Maelle, Malfie, Malkie, Malvie, Marlie, Melvie, Mickie, Mihalia, Milke, Mindie, Minnie▼, Mirtie, Mistie, Mitzie, Moll, Ollie▼, Phillie, Pollie, Sallie▼, Silkie, Sillia, Silvie, Tallie, Tildie, Tilli, Tillie▼, Vallie▼ and Yollie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Millie.See names in meaning and etymology.