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What does Millie mean?

Millie Pronunciation of Millie as a name for girls is of Latin, Greek, Old English and Old French derivation, and Millie means "rival, eager work; helper to the priest; bee; honey; gentle strength; brave strength". Millie is a version of Amelia (Latin, Old German). Millie is also a form of Camilla (Latin). Millie is also used as a form of Kamilla (Latin), a form of Melissa (Greek), a derivative of Mildred (Old English), and a variation of Millicent (Old French).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, old english, priest (monk), bee, honey (beautiful), gentle, strength, brave


VARIANTS Milly, Milli, Millee, Melly, Mellie, Melia, Meelia, Malia, Mali

RELATIONS VIA AMELIA, CAMILLA, KAMILLA, MELISSA, MILDRED, MILLICENT Amalie, Amelie, Camillie, Emelie, Meline, Melise, Mellisa, Mildrid, Milla, Mille, Millisent, Milzie, Missie



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How popular is Millie?

Millie is a very popular first name for women (#655 out of 4276, Top 15%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#76946 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Millie reached its apex rank of #143 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #304 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Millie (#304 A YEAR AGO) are Amelia (#8), Malia (#254), Melissa (#297), Camilla (#302), Amelie (#721), Kamilla (#1350), Millicent (#1730), Milly (#1871), Melia (#1968), Milla, Amalie, Mildred, Mellisa, Mellie, Emelie and Missie. Other variants, like Millee, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Millie was at its highest during 1970-1979 (MEDIAN #1470) and is somewhat lower today (#1341, DOWN 39%). Amelia is a perennial favorite, though Camilla has grown trendy as well, while forms such as Mellisa have become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Millie, Amalie, Amelia, Amelie, Camilla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emelie, Kamilla, Malia, Melia, Melissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mellie, Mellisa, Mildred, Milla, Millicent in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Millie, Amelia, Amelie, Emelie, Melissa, Milla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Millie is pronounced similarly to Maelee, Maillie, Maleia, Mallie, Mally, Mella, Melli, Mila, Mollee, Molley, Molli, Mollie and Molly. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ailie, Ailli, Aillie, Aillin, Allie, Billee, Billi, Billie, Billye, Cellie, Collie, Dilli, Dollie, Ellie, Emillie, Fillis, Gillie, Haillie, Hallie, Hildie, Hille, Hillie, Hollie, Jilli, Jillie, Jullie, Kallie, Kellie, Lallie, Lilie, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie, Lollie, Maelle, Malfie, Malkie, Malvie, Marlie, Melvie, Mickie, Mihalia, Milke, Mindie, Minnie, Mirtie, Mistie, Mitzie, Moll, Ollie, Phillie, Pollie, Sallie, Silkie, Sillia, Silvie, Tallie, Tildie, Tilli, Tillie, Vallie and Yollie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Millie.

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