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Milan

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Milan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Milan

"Milan" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "From the middle of the plain". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The capital of Lombardy in northern Italy; has been an international center of trade and industry since the Middle Ages
Wiktionary

From Italian Milano, from Latin Mediōlānum.

  1. Province of Lombardy, Italy.
  2. City and capital of the province of Milan.
  3. A female given name

From Slavic.

  1. A male given name of Slavic origin.

    Milan was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Faroese, French, German, Italian, Serbo-Croatian, and Slovak

    Notable Persons Named Milan

    Milan Lucic is a hockey player for the Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2007 to present. Milan was born on June 7th, 1988 in Vancouver.

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    Milan Kundera is a writer. Milan was born on April 1st, 1929 in Brno.

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    Milan Baroš is a soccer player for the FK Mladá Boleslav, Vigantice, FC Baník Ostrava, Liverpool F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Olympique Lyonnais, Portsmouth F.C., Galatasaray S.K. (football), Antalyaspor, and Czech Republic national under-17 football team. Milan was born on October 28th, 1981 in Valašské Meziříčí.

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    Milan Badelj is a soccer player for the ACF Fiorentina, NK Ponikve, NK Zagreb, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, NK Lokomotiva, Hamburger SV, Croatia national under-17 football team, and Croatia national under-18 football team. Milan was born on February 25th, 1989 in Zagreb.

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    Milan Luthria is a film director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Milan was born in India.

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    Milan Borjan is a soccer player for the PFC Ludogorets Razgrad, FK Radnički Beograd, Boca Juniors, Club Nacional de Football, Club Atlético River Plate, Quilmes Atlético Club, FK Rad, Sivasspor, FC Vaslui, FK Radnički Niš, and Canada men's national soccer team. Milan was born on October 23rd, 1987 in Knin.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Milan

    Jay Lane is an alternative rock, funk rock, jazz, and hip hop music musician. He plays Drum kit and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1982. Jay was given the name Milan on December 5th, 1964 in San Francisco.

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    Milton was born on November 10th, 1962.

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    Victor was born in 1954.

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    Blair Milan was an actor and television presenter. His career lasted from 1995 to 2011. Blair was born as the child of Lyndey Milan on June 25th, 1981. He breathed his last breath on April 17th, 2011.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1885 6 0 6
    1892 5 0 5
    1906 5 0 5
    1907 7 0 7
    1908 7 0 7
    1909 5 0 5
    1910 9 0 9
    1911 10 0 10
    1912 30 0 30
    1913 34 0 34
    1914 33 0 33
    1915 66 0 66
    1916 79 0 79
    1917 66 0 66
    1918 77 0 77
    1919 75 0 75
    1920 87 0 87
    1921 96 0 96
    1922 90 0 90
    1923 99 0 99
    1924 82 0 82
    1925 79 0 79
    1926 107 0 107
    1927 80 0 80
    1928 85 0 85
    1929 76 0 76
    1930 72 0 72
    1931 74 0 74
    1932 63 0 63
    1933 64 0 64
    1934 55 0 55
    1935 41 0 41
    1936 72 0 72
    1937 63 0 63
    1938 61 0 61
    1939 52 0 52
    1940 51 0 51
    1941 58 0 58
    1942 71 0 71
    1943 53 0 53
    1944 39 0 39
    1945 52 0 52
    1946 44 0 44
    1947 51 0 51
    1948 56 0 56
    1949 54 0 54
    1950 60 0 60
    1951 51 0 51
    1952 56 0 56
    1953 52 0 52
    1954 52 0 52
    1955 59 0 59
    1956 56 0 56
    1957 44 0 44
    1958 60 0 60
    1959 47 0 47
    1960 46 0 46
    1961 43 0 43
    1962 34 0 34
    1963 40 0 40
    1964 49 0 49
    1965 48 0 48
    1966 37 0 37
    1967 45 0 45
    1968 36 0 36
    1969 62 8 54
    1970 40 0 40
    1971 39 0 39
    1972 59 5 54
    1973 39 7 32
    1974 46 0 46
    1975 39 0 39
    1976 36 0 36
    1977 38 0 38
    1978 62 0 62
    1979 66 0 66
    1980 48 0 48
    1981 35 0 35
    1982 51 8 43
    1983 53 11 42
    1984 43 11 32
    1985 62 18 44
    1986 69 23 46
    1987 50 19 31
    1988 79 27 52
    1989 102 36 66
    1990 102 33 69
    1991 90 33 57
    1992 105 44 61
    1993 125 56 69
    1994 136 54 82
    1995 134 57 77
    1996 181 90 91
    1997 247 128 119
    1998 260 142 118
    1999 177 90 87
    2000 209 93 116
    2001 215 107 108
    2002 228 130 98
    2003 248 139 109
    2004 313 192 121
    2005 329 211 118
    2006 329 211 118
    2007 401 258 143
    2008 402 239 163
    2009 513 360 153
    2010 578 435 143
    2011 619 470 149
    2012 534 382 152
    2013 964 478 486
    2014 1,174 424 750
    2015 1,129 406 723
    2016 1,061 376 685

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    Popularity of Milan as a first name

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    Popularity of Milan as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Milan U.S.
      White 44.70% 64.26%
      African American 15.44% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.24% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.43% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.82% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 31.37% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Milan

    People with the last name Milan are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Milan

    • What name lists does Milan rank for?
    • How Popular is the name Milan? Milan is the 1,928th most popular name of all time. As a last name Milan was the 5,543rd most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Milan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,377 babies born with the first name Milan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Milan to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Milan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Milan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Milan is Friday, August 5th, 1870.
    • What year had the most people named Milan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Milan was in 2014 with a total of 750 babies.
    • Random Milan Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Milan ranks 108th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 9 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 2013.
    • Weird things about the name Milan: Your name in reverse order is Nalim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nmali. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Milan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,268 people with the last name Milan.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Milan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Milan as their last name.

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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).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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