Mildred
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Given Name MILDRED
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MIL-drəd   [details]
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.
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DIMINUTIVES: Millie, Milly
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mildþryð (Anglo-Saxon)
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