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Meaning and name origin

Millie \m(il)-lie\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Old German, Greek, Old English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Millie is "rival, eager work; helper to the priest; bee; honey; gentle strength; brave strength". Millie is a variant of Amelia (Latin, Old German); blend of two medieval names: the Latin Emilia (see Emily) and the Latin German Amalia, meaning "work". Also a variant of Camilla (Latin): feminine of the old Roman family name Camillus, of obscure origin. Millie is also used as a variant of Kamilla (Latin), Melissa (Greek) and Mildred (Old English), Millicent (Old French).


Millie has 9 variant forms: Mali, Malia, Meelia, Melia, Mellie, Melly, Millee, Milli, Milly.


Millie is a very popular first name for females (#655 out of 4276, Top 15%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#55435 out of 88799, Top 62%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Millie for girls. Millie reached its highest rank of #143 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Millie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Millie outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Millie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Amelia (#15), Melissa (#224), Malia (#345), Camilla (#364), Millie (#505), Millicent, Mellie and Mildred. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Amelia, Camilla, Malia, Melissa, Mellie, Mildred, Millicent, Millie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amelia, Malia, Melissa, Millie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Millie is also pronounced similarly to Maillie, Mallie, Melli, Milla, Mollee, Molli and Mollie. Other suggested similar baby names are Aillie, Billie, Gillie, Jillie, Lillie, Mille, Milzie, Tillie and Willie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Millie.