What does Mills mean?
Mills [mills] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Place name that originated as a surname for families living near a mill.
(male) Malls, Mulls, ..
(female) Milise, Milsa, .. Middle name pairings:
Mills Sahil (M.S.), ..
How popular is Mills?
Mills is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#165 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mills reached its peak rank of #1157 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Mills is alike in pronunciation to Miles▲ and Myles▲. Other recommended names are Milan▲, Millar, Millen, Miller▲, Milo▲, Milt, Minos, Niels, Nils, Sills, Wells and Wills. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mills.