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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. Baby names that sound like Milan are Malin, Mellan and Millen.
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Popularity of Milan
Milan is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1106 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5362 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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