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What does Milford mean?

Milford Pronunciation of Milford [mil-ford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Milford is "mill-ford". Place name.

Associated with: old english, ford (river).


Milford has 1 variant: Millford.

Creative forms:
(male) Milfordi, Milfred, ..

(female) Milmar, Milry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Milford Zyon (M.Z.), ..

How popular is Milford?

Milford is a somewhat popular first name for men (#907 out of 1220, Top 74%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#9425 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Milford reached its apex rank of #395 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Milford name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Milford outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alford, Allford, Elford, Ellford (see Elford), Gifford, Gilford, Guilford, Halford, Linford, Medford, Melborn (see Melbourne), Milborn, Milborne (see Milburn), Milbourn, Milburn, Millard, Millborn (see Milburn), Millerd, Milward, Mitford, Telford, Tilford, Walford, Welford and Wilford. These names tend to be less frequently used than Milford.

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