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Millie meaning and name origin
Millie \m(il)-lie\ as a girl's name has the meaning "rival, eager work; helper to the priest; bee; honey; gentle strength; brave strength" and 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): variant of Camilla, which can possibly be traced back to the young girls who assisted at pagan religious ceremonies. Millie is also a variant of Melissa (Greek), mythology: the name of a princess of Crete who was changed into a bee after she learned how to collect honey. Millie is also a variant of Mildred (Old English): an Anglo-Saxon name. Millie is also a variant of Millicent (Old French): Norman name.
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.
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Popularity of Millie
Millie is a very popular first name for females (#655 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#55435 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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