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It is pronounced MEE-lah.
-- Ylva  4/21/2006
The actress Mila Kunis who plays Jackie on "That 70's Show" and Meg on "Family Guy."
-- Tudor  6/14/2006
I like this name, but spelt Milah. :)
-- mum2bubba  7/17/2006
Very beautiful name. :)
-- EgYpTiAn PrInCeSs  1/18/2007
Mila is also the name given to the heroine of the book "The Music of Dolphins" by Karen Hesse.
-- Martha Gold  3/27/2007
There is a Russian character named Milia Rage from the Guilty Gear video game series.
-- Foof  6/8/2007
In "The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker" (a video game for the Nintendo Gamecube), one of the girls kidnapped by Ganondorf is named Mila.
-- Georgia_kh  7/7/2007
Mila Jovovich - Actress who plays the heroine in the Resident Evil films. (Based on a video game)
-- Katja Eidis  1/20/2008
I think it's really pretty.
-- Paris44  8/28/2008
Actor Karl Malden and Mona Greenberg have a daughter Mila Sekulović.
-- Emilie007  10/12/2008
It could be a feminine form of Milo.
-- Anonymous User  1/19/2009
In Brazil, Mila is short for Camila. My name is Camila, and I was called Mila since I was little.
-- camila88  3/11/2009
A famous bearer is Mila Kunis who was born in Ukraine. In her case it's short for Milena.
-- cole64989  8/9/2009
I like this name. It sounds so much more mature, professional, and beautiful than the trashy "name" Miley.
-- bananarama  9/7/2009
This name isn't related to Miley (MY-lee). It's pronounced MILL-ah or MEE-lah, not MY-luh. If you want to pronounce it MY-luh, than spell it Myla. Mila is a beautiful name meaning dear. I love it.
-- enchy  9/13/2009
I have no idea why they don't write that it is also used in Belarus, Ukraine, Russia and many places in Eastern Europe. It is a nickname for a Slavic pagan name Lyudmila which literally means (loved by the people or dear to the people).
-- Anonymous User  11/5/2010
Beautiful, modern, unique. Everyone named Mila should be proud of their name. It's a lovely name!
-- Anonymous User  5/13/2011
Cutest name EVER! I want to name my daughter this! Beautiful as full or nickname!
-- italiannames  7/31/2011
Mila Bouzinova was a contestant on the ninth season of "America's Next Top Model".
-- Anonymous User  3/11/2012
Everyone likes this name? Really? A relative was like, "It's too bland. All the other names have a certain punch to them but this one is just blah..."

I have to say I agree, something about it is easy to overlook. Plus the male version, Milo, sounds better.
-- EstherTester  2/6/2013
Not so unique anymore, unfortunately. In 2012, it ranked 115. That's just too big and sudden of a leap for a name that wasn't even on the charts 10 years ago for me. It stinks, because this is a pretty name that could've been unique.
-- Anonymous User  5/19/2013
I really love this name (& many M names!) but worry about its' rising popularity (due to Miss Kunis?) & that it may be a trend name that becomes dated. I think feeling dated is worse than the popularity issue. It is similar to the popular Mia & Maya and other lovely alternatives like Mira, Maisie, & Macey.
-- Anonymous User  7/11/2013
It's feminine and pretty. I really like the meaning too (gracious, dear, loved by the people). It's quite universal sounding too.
-- Notando  1/27/2014
Mila J (real name Jamila Chilumbo) is an American singer and rapper.
-- Anonymous User  10/29/2014
Yes it's pretty! I like it a lot. Not because of the actress, although she is the one who brought it to light. It's pretty, refined and simple. And feminine!
-- Anonymous User  2/8/2015
Really cute and simple name!
-- lilpimpteller  8/1/2015
This is a really cute and pretty name. :)
-- Anonymous User  8/11/2015
It's pretty and simple, but a bit too simple for me. I prefer names with a bit more spunk and edge that Mila simply lacks. I find it a little too soft for my taste.
-- RoseTintsMyWorld  5/10/2016
Mila is the diminutive form of Ludmilla, Milena, and other Slavic female names with the root word "mil", meaning gracious, dear, and loved.
A popular nickname (in Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia) for the name is Milochka.
This name is timeless in Slavic countries, though trendy in North America.
-- Danusija  10/13/2016
Mila Horvat is a Croatian TV host who appears on Croatian Radiotelevision (HRT).
-- lilolaf  2/27/2017
There's a fictional Russian character named Mila Babicheva from the anime Yuri! On Ice.
-- Anonymous User  3/14/2017
It's nice as a full name but I like it best as a nickname for Millacent.
-- Tatumarore  3/24/2017

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