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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MIL-drid
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Meaning & History

From the Old English name Mildþryð meaning "gentle strength", derived from the elements milde "gentle" and þryð "strength". Saint Mildred was a 7th-century abbess, the daughter of the Kentish princess Saint Ermenburga. After the Norman Conquest this name became rare, but it was revived in the 19th century.
DiminutivesMillie, Milly
Other Languages & CulturesMildþryð(Anglo-Saxon)

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