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Meaning & History

Originally a diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear". It has become associated with Czech mladý "young".
Masculine FormsMilan, Miloš
Other Languages & CulturesMila, Milena, Milka Bulgarian Mila, Milana, Milanka, Milena, Milica, Milka Croatian Mylène French Miléna Hungarian Milena Italian Mila, Milena, Milica, Milka Macedonian Milena Polish Mila, Milana, Milena Russian Mila, Milana, Milanka, Milena, Milica, Miljana, Milka Serbian Milena, Milica, Milka Slovene Mila Ukrainian
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute