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117k
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Milton

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the Mill Town
  • #564 All Time
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How popular is the name "Milton" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 149 0 149 #91 boy name
1881 143 0 143 #92 boy name
1882 155 0 155 #95 boy name
1883 149 0 149 #90 boy name
1884 150 0 150
1885 130 0 130
1886 145 0 145
1887 122 0 122
1888 165 0 165
1889 171 0 171 #97 boy name
1890 126 0 126
1891 141 0 141
1892 173 0 173
1893 174 0 174
1894 156 0 156
1895 188 0 188
1896 194 0 194 #98 boy name
1897 161 0 161
1898 225 0 225 #91 boy name
1899 207 0 207 #89 boy name
1900 242 0 242 #98 boy name
1901 202 5 197 #90 boy name
1902 207 0 207 #96 boy name
1903 210 0 210 #92 boy name
1904 230 0 230 #93 boy name
1905 299 0 299 #80 boy name
1906 303 0 303 #78 boy name
1907 292 0 292 #89 boy name
1908 346 0 346 #79 boy name
1909 369 0 369 #81 boy name
1910 476 0 476 #76 boy name
1911 608 0 608 #70 boy name
1912 1,325 6 1,319 #64 boy name
1913 1,428 9 1,419 #71 boy name
1914 1,844 10 1,834 #69 boy name
1915 2,236 11 2,225 #73 boy name
1916 2,363 18 2,345 #72 boy name
1917 2,407 13 2,394 #75 boy name
1918 2,475 21 2,454 #76 boy name
1919 2,462 15 2,447 #73 boy name
1920 2,603 11 2,592 #74 boy name
1921 2,600 12 2,588 #75 boy name
1922 2,569 13 2,556 #74 boy name
1923 2,463 15 2,448 #81 boy name
1924 2,493 19 2,474 #81 boy name
1925 2,581 15 2,566 #80 boy name
1926 2,435 17 2,418 #83 boy name
1927 2,379 21 2,358 #88 boy name
1928 2,189 19 2,170 #92 boy name
1929 2,050 17 2,033 #93 boy name
1930 2,067 17 2,050 #93 boy name
1931 1,847 15 1,832 #100 boy name
1932 1,720 10 1,710
1933 1,491 7 1,484
1934 1,522 6 1,516
1935 1,540 10 1,530
1936 1,450 7 1,443
1937 1,391 8 1,383
1938 1,411 14 1,397
1939 1,382 9 1,373
1940 1,425 0 1,425
1941 1,392 5 1,387
1942 1,508 5 1,503
1943 1,516 11 1,505
1944 1,466 9 1,457
1945 1,353 6 1,347
1946 1,517 9 1,508
1947 1,636 0 1,636
1948 1,550 7 1,543
1949 1,565 6 1,559
1950 1,560 7 1,553
1951 1,528 9 1,519
1952 1,591 12 1,579
1953 1,538 8 1,530
1954 1,589 7 1,582
1955 1,434 11 1,423
1956 1,490 12 1,478
1957 1,371 11 1,360
1958 1,336 10 1,326
1959 1,229 12 1,217
1960 1,193 10 1,183
1961 1,113 8 1,105
1962 1,115 6 1,109
1963 999 8 991
1964 987 9 978
1965 832 8 824
1966 773 7 766
1967 712 0 712
1968 681 0 681
1969 658 6 652
1970 632 0 632
1971 599 7 592
1972 487 0 487
1973 456 0 456
1974 458 7 451
1975 443 5 438
1976 441 0 441
1977 412 0 412
1978 416 0 416
1979 375 0 375
1980 402 0 402
1981 402 0 402
1982 410 0 410
1983 372 0 372
1984 375 0 375
1985 365 0 365
1986 340 0 340
1987 361 0 361
1988 365 0 365
1989 354 7 347
1990 324 0 324
1991 333 0 333
1992 330 0 330
1993 318 0 318
1994 282 0 282
1995 270 0 270
1996 280 0 280
1997 248 0 248
1998 216 0 216
1999 228 0 228
2000 279 0 279
2001 263 0 263
2002 259 0 259
2003 242 0 242
2004 244 0 244
2005 230 0 230
2006 237 0 237
2007 222 0 222
2008 218 0 218
2009 189 0 189
2010 188 0 188
2011 159 0 159
2012 168 0 168
2013 170 0 170
2014 175 0 175

Want to know about the populiarty of Milton? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 116,925 babies born with the name Milton in the United States. That's more than enough Miltons to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 149 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Milton" was in 1920 with a total of 2,592 babies. (That's a lot of baby Miltons)

According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Milton" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 36 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1922. Across the entire United States a total of 2,569 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Milton popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Milton" mean? The list below shows the origins of Milton as well as things modernly associated with the name Milton such as celebrities named Milton.

English

Origin and Meaning of Milton

The name "Milton" is of English origin, and it means "From the Mill Town". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons is a physical fitness expert, voice actor, and political activist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1969 to present. Richard was born in 1948 as Milton Teagle Simmons in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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French Stewart

French Stewart is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. French was born in 1964 as Milton French Stewart in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

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Milton Berle

Milton Berle is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1914 to 2000. Milton was born in 1908 as Mendel Berlinger in New York, New York, U.S.

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Milton Bradley

Milton Bradley is an entrepreneurboardgame manufacturer. Milton was born in 1978 in Vienna, Maine, U.S.

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Milton Reyes

Milton Reyes is a football biography. Milton was born in 1974 in Arenal, Yoro, Honduras.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

I is for interest, you show in others.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

T is for tried, tried and true you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Notlim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mltnio". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Milton born Aug 17, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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