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117k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Milton

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the Mill Town
  • #564 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Milton" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801490149#91 boy name
18811430143#92 boy name
18821550155#95 boy name
18831490149#90 boy name
18841500150
18851300130
18861450145
18871220122
18881650165
18891710171#97 boy name
18901260126
18911410141
18921730173
18931740174
18941560156
18951880188
18961940194#98 boy name
18971610161
18982250225#91 boy name
18992070207#89 boy name
19002420242#98 boy name
19012025197#90 boy name
19022070207#96 boy name
19032100210#92 boy name
19042300230#93 boy name
19052990299#80 boy name
19063030303#78 boy name
19072920292#89 boy name
19083460346#79 boy name
19093690369#81 boy name
19104760476#76 boy name
19116080608#70 boy name
19121,32561,319#64 boy name
19131,42891,419#71 boy name
19141,844101,834#69 boy name
19152,236112,225#73 boy name
19162,363182,345#72 boy name
19172,407132,394#75 boy name
19182,475212,454#76 boy name
19192,462152,447#73 boy name
19202,603112,592#74 boy name
19212,600122,588#75 boy name
19222,569132,556#74 boy name
19232,463152,448#81 boy name
19242,493192,474#81 boy name
19252,581152,566#80 boy name
19262,435172,418#83 boy name
19272,379212,358#88 boy name
19282,189192,170#92 boy name
19292,050172,033#93 boy name
19302,067172,050#93 boy name
19311,847151,832#100 boy name
19321,720101,710
19331,49171,484
19341,52261,516
19351,540101,530
19361,45071,443
19371,39181,383
19381,411141,397
19391,38291,373
19401,42501,425
19411,39251,387
19421,50851,503
19431,516111,505
19441,46691,457
19451,35361,347
19461,51791,508
19471,63601,636
19481,55071,543
19491,56561,559
19501,56071,553
19511,52891,519
19521,591121,579
19531,53881,530
19541,58971,582
19551,434111,423
19561,490121,478
19571,371111,360
19581,336101,326
19591,229121,217
19601,193101,183
19611,11381,105
19621,11561,109
19639998991
19649879978
19658328824
19667737766
19677120712
19686810681
19696586652
19706320632
19715997592
19724870487
19734560456
19744587451
19754435438
19764410441
19774120412
19784160416
19793750375
19804020402
19814020402
19824100410
19833720372
19843750375
19853650365
19863400340
19873610361
19883650365
19893547347
19903240324
19913330333
19923300330
19933180318
19942820282
19952700270
19962800280
19972480248
19982160216
19992280228
20002790279
20012630263
20022590259
20032420242
20042440244
20052300230
20062370237
20072220222
20082180218
20091890189
20101880188
20111590159
20121680168
20131700170
20141750175

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 first appeared 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 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Milton" ranks #87 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 17 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1936. Across the entire United States a total of 1,450 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Milton" mean?

Milton (English): From the Mill Town

The name "Milton" is of English origin and it means "From the Mill Town". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for interest, you show in others.

L is for life, that you live so well.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Notlim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nlmito". 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.

Where is the name Milton popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Milton in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Milton

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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Past life for Milton born Mar 18, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Milton

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