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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Milla

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Shortened from Finnish Emilia, Swedish Camilla and Russian Людми́ла (Ljudmíla).

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Milla

Milla Jovovich is an actress, model, musician, and fashion designer. She has been prominent since 1985. Milla was given the name Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich by her parent Galina Jovovich on December 17th, 1975 in Kiev.


Milla Donovan is a comics character.


Milla was born on July 10th, 1975.


Milla Viljamaa is a nuevo tango, folk music, chamber music, circus music, and world music musician. She plays Piano and Pump organ. Milla was born on February 8th, 1980.


Milla Rantamäki is an athlete for the NiceFutis.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Milla

Roger Milla is a soccer player for the Léopards Douala, Tonnerre Yaoundé, Valenciennes FC, AS Monaco FC, SC Bastia, AS Saint-Étienne, Montpellier HSC, JS Saint-Pierroise, Persipasi Bandung Raya, Bali United F.C., and Cameroon national football team. Roger was born on May 20th, 1952 in Yaoundé.


Luis Milla is a soccer player for the CD Teruel, FC Barcelona, FC Barcelona B, Real Madrid C.F., Valencia CF, and Spain national football team. Luis was born on March 12th, 1966 in Teruel, Spain.


Pere Milla is a soccer player for the UD Logroñés, UE Lleida, Lleida Esportiu, Getafe CF B, and Getafe CF. Pere was born on September 23rd, 1992 in Lleida, Spain. Pere is also known as Milla and Pere.


Jimmy Lemi Milla was a Minister for Co-operatives and Rural Development. Jimmy was born on August 8th, 1948 in Central Equatoria. He left this life on February 9th, 2011.


Jose was born in 1794. He breathed his last breath in 1838.


Cristian Milla is a soccer player for the Chacarita Juniors, Club Almagro, Club Universidad de Chile, Defensa y Justicia, Rangers de Talca, Cobreloa, Arsenal de Sarandí, Huachipato, and Club Atlético Huracán. Cristian was born on June 9th, 1984 in Buenos Aires.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 6 6 0
1914 6 6 0
1919 6 6 0
1922 5 5 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 5 5 0
1929 7 7 0
1931 5 5 0
1933 5 5 0
1942 5 5 0
1946 5 5 0
1948 7 7 0
1951 6 6 0
1958 5 5 0
1996 5 5 0
1997 19 19 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 32 32 0
2000 37 37 0
2001 28 28 0
2002 56 56 0
2003 44 44 0
2004 69 69 0
2005 93 93 0
2006 117 117 0
2007 100 100 0
2008 138 138 0
2009 125 125 0
2010 128 128 0
2011 144 144 0
2012 135 135 0
2013 106 106 0
2014 95 95 0
2015 81 81 0
2016 55 55 0
2017 65 65 0

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Popularity of Milla as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Milla U.S.
  White 24.10% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 67.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Milla

People with the last name Milla are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Milla

  • How Popular is the name Milla? Milla is the 7,304th most popular name of all time. As a last name Milla was the 21,759th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Milla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,777 babies born with the first name Milla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Milla to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Milla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Milla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Milla is Saturday, June 26th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Milla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Milla was in 2011 with a total of 144 babies.
  • Random Milla Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Milla is not a popular baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Milla: Your name in reverse order is Allim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amill. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Milla? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,195 people with the last name Milla.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Milla? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Milla as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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