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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Million

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Million means "Legend and understanding also very fortunate" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Papua New Guinea says the name Million means "Gods gift" and is of Hawaiian origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mil"lion
  1. The number of ten hundred thousand, or a thousand thousand, -- written 1,000,000. See the Note under Hundred.
  2. A very great number; an indefinitely large number." Millions of truths that a man is not concerned to know." [Locke.]
  3. The mass of common people; -- with the article the."For the play, I remember, pleased not the million." [Shak.]

Etymology: F., from LL. millio, fr. L. mille a thousand. See Mile

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
  2. A very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole) ("there were millions of flies")
  3. (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units
  1. A million, 106.

Notable Persons Named Million

Million Dollar Extreme is a satire satirist.


Million was born on June 1st, 1981.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Million

Doug Million was a baseball player. Doug was born on October 13th, 1975 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. He died on September 24th, 1997.


Ten was born on October 14th, 1889 in Mount Vernon, Washington. He breathed his last breath on June 18th, 1964.


Guy was born on May 22nd, 1932 in Colombes. He passed away on May 4th, 2004.


Esmond Million is a soccer player for the Middlesbrough F.C. and Bristol Rovers F.C.


Richie Million is an athlete for the Doxa Italia.


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Popularity of Million as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Million U.S.
  White 82.74% 64.26%
  African American 10.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Million

People with the last name Million are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Million

  • How Popular is the name Million? Million is the 30,467th most popular name of all time. As a last name Million was the 9,978th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Million have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154 babies born with the first name Million in the United States. That's more than enough people named Million to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Million? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Million first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Million is Wednesday, February 28th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Million born? The highest recorded use of the first name Million was in 2016 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Million: Your name in reverse order is Noillim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iillonm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Million? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,233 people with the last name Million.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Million? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Million 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.