MILAN
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Милан (Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: MEE-lahn (Czech)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Slavic element mil 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.
Related Names
VARIANT: Milen (Bulgarian)
DIMINUTIVES: Mijo, Milenko (Serbian), Mijo, Milenko, Miljenko (Croatian)
FEMININE FORMS: Bohumila, Milana, Milena, Miloslava (Czech), Milena, Miloslava (Russian), Milana, Milanka, Milena (Serbian), Milana, Milanka, Milena (Croatian), Milena (Slovene), Milena (Bulgarian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Milán (Hungarian), Miłosz (Polish), Miloš (Slovak)
Popularity
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