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Milan meaning and name origin

Milan \m(i)-lan\ as a boy's name is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Milan is "gracious, dear". Also nickname for Aemilianus. Usage in European languages is derived from Emiliano, a Latin family name from ancient Rome meaning "eager, laborious" or "rival". In Hindi it is derived from a Sanskrit expression meaning "a coming together". The northern Italian city of Milan takes its name from a Celtic word meaning "mid-plain".

For more information, see also the related name Miles.

Milan is also pronounced similarly to Malin, Mellan and Millen. Other suggested similar baby names are Dilan and Eilan.

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Popularity of Milan

Milan is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1106 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5362 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Milan name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Milan with similar and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Milan name in U.S.
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