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Mila

First Name
27k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
447
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Mila mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Mila

"Mila" is a name of Slavic origin, and it means "People's Favor". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From a diminutive in many Slavic languages (Serbo-Croatian, Russian, Bulgarian, etc.) of female given names containing the element Mil-, -mila ("grace, beloved"), such as Ludmila, Milena, Milica, and of the cognates of Emily. Also from Spanish Mila.

  1. A female given name.

Mila was also found in the following language(s): Finnish and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Mila

Mila Kunis is an actress. She was most active from 1994 to present. Mila was given the name Milena Markovna Kunis on August 14th, 1983 in Chernivtsi, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union.

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Mila J is a contemporary r&b and hip hop music singing, songwriter, and dance. She was most active from 1995 to present. Mila was given the name Jamila Aiko Aba Chilombo on November 18th, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Mila is also known as Mila J, Japallonia, Karate ChopHer, Heika, and Japollonia.

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Mila Mulroney is a Spouse of the Prime Minister of Canada. Mila was born on July 13th, 1953 in Sarajevo.

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Mila was born on May 11th, 1969 in Dallas.

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Mila Parély was an actress. She was most active from 1932 to 1991. Mila was born on October 7th, 1917 in Paris. She breathed her last breath on January 14th, 2012.

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She passed away in 2008.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mila

Sebastian Mila is a soccer player for the Lechia Gdańsk, Gwardia Koszalin, Bałtyk Koszalin, Wisła Płock, Dyskobolia Grodzisk Wielkopolski, FK Austria Wien, Vålerenga Fotball, ŁKS Łódź, Śląsk Wrocław, and Poland national football team. Sebastian was born on July 10th, 1982 in Koszalin, Poland.

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Jessica Mila is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Jessica was given the name Jessica Mila Agnesia on August 3rd, 1992 in Langsa.

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Mila Islam is a singing. She plays Ibanez, ESP Guitars, and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Mila was given the name Tasbiha Binte Shahid Mila on March 26th, 1978.

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Mercedes Milá is a presenter, journalist, and television presenter. She has had major accomplishments since 1970. Mercedes was given the name María Mercedes Milá Mencos on April 4th, 1951 in Esplugues de Llobregat.

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Lorenzo Milá is a presenter, journalist, and television presenter. He has been prominent since 1980. Lorenzo was given the name Lorenzo Milá Mencos on October 8th, 1960 in Esplugues de Llobregat,.

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Ernesto was born in 1952.

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How popular is the baby name Mila in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 5 5 0
1889 5 5 0
1890 7 7 0
1892 7 7 0
1893 6 6 0
1898 5 5 0
1900 5 5 0
1901 6 6 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 5 5 0
1909 5 5 0
1912 10 10 0
1913 9 9 0
1914 16 16 0
1915 14 14 0
1916 18 18 0
1917 7 7 0
1918 14 14 0
1919 11 11 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 20 20 0
1922 24 24 0
1923 15 15 0
1924 14 14 0
1925 17 17 0
1926 15 15 0
1927 23 23 0
1928 22 22 0
1929 14 14 0
1930 18 18 0
1931 10 10 0
1932 17 17 0
1933 8 8 0
1934 14 14 0
1935 19 19 0
1936 13 13 0
1937 14 14 0
1938 12 12 0
1939 17 17 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 11 11 0
1942 17 17 0
1943 14 14 0
1944 15 15 0
1945 19 19 0
1946 15 15 0
1947 27 27 0
1948 19 19 0
1949 19 19 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 22 22 0
1952 19 19 0
1953 28 28 0
1954 26 26 0
1955 22 22 0
1956 30 30 0
1957 19 19 0
1958 26 26 0
1959 26 26 0
1960 22 22 0
1961 34 34 0
1962 26 26 0
1963 33 33 0
1964 20 20 0
1965 23 23 0
1966 19 19 0
1967 26 26 0
1968 27 27 0
1969 28 28 0
1970 23 23 0
1971 23 23 0
1972 22 22 0
1973 23 23 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 24 24 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 20 20 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 25 25 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 14 14 0
1983 25 25 0
1984 31 31 0
1985 22 22 0
1987 13 13 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 18 18 0
1992 25 25 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 18 18 0
1995 19 19 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 50 50 0
1998 61 61 0
1999 62 62 0
2000 78 78 0
2001 89 89 0
2002 131 131 0
2003 180 180 0
2004 192 192 0
2005 238 238 0
2006 371 371 0
2007 385 385 0
2008 553 553 0
2009 667 667 0
2010 881 881 0
2011 1,798 1,798 0
2012 2,647 2,640 7
2013 3,676 3,676 0 #78 girl name
2014 4,058 4,051 7 #72 girl name
2015 4,732 4,724 8 #53 girl name
2016 4,810 4,802 8 #48 girl name

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Popularity of Mila as a first name

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Popularity of Mila as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mila U.S.
  White 34.68% 64.26%
  African American 4.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 35.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mila

People with the last name Mila are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Mila

  • How Popular is the name Mila? Mila is the 1,439th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Mila was the 48th most popular name. As a last name Mila was the 47,429th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,304 babies born with the first name Mila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mila to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mila is Friday, February 4th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Mila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mila was in 2016 with a total of 4,802 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mila!
  • Random Mila Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mila ranks 31st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 128 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Mila: Your name in reverse order is Alim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mila. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mila? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 447 people with the last name Mila.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mila? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mila as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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