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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 boy name Miles.
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 name popularity of the name Milan for boys (2014 statistics).
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