Given Name MILAN

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Милан (Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: MI-lan (Czech), MEE-lan (Slovak)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious, dear", originally a short form of names that began with that element. A city in Italy bears this name, though it originates from a different source.


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VARIANTS: Milen (Bulgarian), Milán (Hungarian)
DIMINUTIVES: Mijo, Milenko (Serbian), Mijo, Milenko, Miljenko (Croatian)
FEMININE FORMS: Bohumila, Mila, Milada, Milana, Milena, Miloslava (Czech), Mila, Milana, Milena (Russian), Mila, Milana, Milanka, Milena, Milica, Miljana, Milka (Serbian), Mila, Milana, Milanka, Milena, Milica, Milka (Croatian), Milena, Milica, Milka (Slovene), Mila, Milena, Milka (Bulgarian), Mila, Milena, Milica, Milka (Macedonian), Miléna (Hungarian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Bogumił, Miłosz, Miłosław (Polish)

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