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What does Millicent mean?

Millicent Pronunciation of Millicent as a girls' name is pronounced MIL-a-sent. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Millicent is "brave strength". Norman name. American Congresswoman Millicent Fenwick. Also form of Melissa.


ASSOCIATED WITH brave, strength


VARIANTS Lissa, Mel, Melicent, Melisanda, Melisande, Mellicent, Mellie, Mellisent, Melly, Milicent, Milisent, Millie, Millisent, Milly, Milzie, Missie




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How popular is Millicent?

Millicent is a very popular first name for females (#950 out of 4276, Top 22%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Millicent reached its highest rank of #490 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #1730 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Millicent (#1730 FROM RECENT DATA) ranked in the Top 2000 are Melissa (#297), Millie (#304), Milly (#1871), Lissa, Mellie, Missie and Missy. Adoption of these relations of Millicent was common among parents 5 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 1.7%) and has become significantly less since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 91% LESS), with versions like Melissa becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Millicent, Lissa, Melissa, Mellie, Millie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Milly, Missie, Missy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Melissa, Millie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Millicent is pronounced similarly to Melisent and Millissent. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Allicen, Lillibet, Maillie, Mallie, Mallina, Mellicia, Mellina, Miladena, Mileena, Milena, Miliana, Miliani, Mille, Millee, Milli and Mollie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Millicent.

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