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pinWhat does Milly mean?

Milly /mil-ly/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Milly's name origins are Latin, Greek, Old English and Old French, and the meaning of Milly is "rival, eager work; helper to the priest; rival; laborious; eager; bee; honey; gentle strength; brave strength". Milly is an alternate form of Amelia (Latin, Old German). Milly is also a form of Camilla (Latin). Milly is also used as a variant of Emily (Latin), Melissa (Greek), Mildred (Old English) and Millicent (Old French).


Milly has 9 variants: Mali, Malia, Meelia, Melia, Mellie, Melly, Millee, Milli and Millie.

Milly has 14 more relations via Amelia, Camilla, Emily, Melissa, Mildred, Millicent: Amaly, Emelly, Emely, Emiley, Emilla, Emille, Emilley, Emilly, Mel, Milka, Milla, Mille, Milzie and Missy.

Kreatif forms: Miely, Mily, Moly. [more]

pinHow popular is Milly?

Milly is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3786 out of 4276, Top 89%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Milly and related names. Amelia (#15 the previous year), Camilla (#364), Emely (#415), Emily (#7), Malia (#345), Melissa (#224), Mellie, Mildred, Milla, Millicent, Millie (#505) and Missy are the popular varying forms of Milly (outside Top 1000). Forms like Emilley are uncommon. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4586%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.4271%, 6.9%), but with the versions Mellie, Mildred, Millicent and Missy becoming less in vogue. The most trendy baby names among these are Amelia (#15), Camilla (#364), Emily (#7), Melissa (#224) and Millie (#505), with these names enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Amelia, Camilla, Emely, Emily, Malia in U.S.

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Milly is pronounced similarly to Mally, Mella, Melli, Mila, Molley, Molli and Molly. Other recommended similar baby names are Billy, Cilly, Gilly, Hilly, Jilly, Lilly, Moll, Tilly and Willy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Milly.