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Milo

First Name
20k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Milo mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Milo

"Milo" is a name of English origin, and it means "Soldier". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Small drought-resistant sorghums having large yellow or whitish grains
Wiktionary

A rather rare Latinate variant of Miles.

  1. A male given name.

Milo was also found in the following language(s): French and Italian

Notable Persons Named Milo

Milo Yiannopoulos is a journalist. Milo was born on October 18th, 1983 in Athens.

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Milo Ventimiglia is an actor, film director, and director. He was most active from 1995 to present. Milo was given the name Milo Anthony Ventimiglia on July 8th, 1977 in Anaheim, California, U.S.

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Milo Parker is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2014. Milo was born in 2002.

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Milo Of Croton was a wrestler and greek wrestling. Milo was born in 6 in Crotone. He breathed his last breath in 6.

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Milo Aukerman is a punk rock singing and biochemistry. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Milo was given the name Milo Jay Aukerman on January 1st, 1963.

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Milo Manara is a comics creator.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Milo

Candi Milo is a voice actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1977 to present. Candi was given the name Candyce Anne Rose Milo on January 9th, 1961 in Palm Springs, California, U.S.

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Milo is a hip hop music rapping and record producer. He has been prominent since 2010. Milo was given the name Rory Ferreira on February 3rd, 1992 in Chicago. Milo is also known as Scallops Hotel and Black Orpheus.

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Sandra Milo is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1955 to present. Sandra was given the name Elena Salvatrice Greco on March 11th, 1933 in Tunis.

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Professor Milo is a comics character.

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Rainy Milo is a musician. Rainy was born on November 12th, 1995 in London, England.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 26 0 26
1881 19 0 19
1882 27 0 27
1883 20 0 20
1884 22 0 22
1885 21 0 21
1886 24 0 24
1887 23 0 23
1888 20 0 20
1889 17 0 17
1890 17 0 17
1891 16 0 16
1892 35 0 35
1893 20 0 20
1894 25 0 25
1895 18 0 18
1896 31 0 31
1897 20 0 20
1898 22 0 22
1899 21 0 21
1900 22 0 22
1901 27 0 27
1902 24 0 24
1903 22 0 22
1904 21 0 21
1905 18 0 18
1906 30 0 30
1907 36 0 36
1908 28 0 28
1909 33 0 33
1910 30 0 30
1911 45 0 45
1912 95 0 95
1913 112 0 112
1914 149 0 149
1915 180 0 180
1916 193 0 193
1917 193 0 193
1918 185 0 185
1919 196 0 196
1920 217 0 217
1921 204 7 197
1922 196 0 196
1923 180 6 174
1924 169 6 163
1925 162 5 157
1926 131 0 131
1927 151 0 151
1928 157 0 157
1929 144 0 144
1930 156 0 156
1931 128 0 128
1932 123 0 123
1933 124 0 124
1934 128 0 128
1935 95 0 95
1936 120 0 120
1937 111 0 111
1938 95 0 95
1939 85 0 85
1940 100 0 100
1941 93 0 93
1942 71 0 71
1943 107 0 107
1944 76 0 76
1945 90 5 85
1946 92 0 92
1947 88 0 88
1948 102 0 102
1949 94 5 89
1950 98 0 98
1951 104 0 104
1952 95 0 95
1953 81 0 81
1954 97 0 97
1955 109 0 109
1956 85 0 85
1957 76 0 76
1958 69 0 69
1959 70 0 70
1960 53 0 53
1961 61 0 61
1962 52 0 52
1963 57 0 57
1964 62 0 62
1965 56 0 56
1966 45 0 45
1967 50 0 50
1968 41 0 41
1969 45 0 45
1970 59 5 54
1971 59 0 59
1972 54 0 54
1973 63 0 63
1974 51 5 46
1975 49 0 49
1976 63 0 63
1977 57 0 57
1978 56 0 56
1979 61 0 61
1980 45 0 45
1981 50 0 50
1982 63 0 63
1983 56 0 56
1984 55 0 55
1985 52 0 52
1986 42 0 42
1987 48 0 48
1988 42 0 42
1989 61 0 61
1990 81 0 81
1991 56 0 56
1992 48 0 48
1993 44 0 44
1994 51 0 51
1995 53 0 53
1996 58 0 58
1997 81 0 81
1998 99 0 99
1999 80 0 80
2000 127 0 127
2001 156 0 156
2002 210 0 210
2003 220 0 220
2004 236 0 236
2005 282 0 282
2006 342 6 336
2007 475 0 475
2008 643 11 632
2009 627 10 617
2010 664 10 654
2011 848 12 836
2012 978 11 967
2013 1,114 18 1,096
2014 1,125 11 1,114
2015 1,289 13 1,276
2016 1,521 26 1,495

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Popularity of Milo as a first name

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Popularity of Milo as a last name

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Common last names for Milo

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Nelson
  • Jones
  • Thompson
  • Wilson
  • Clark
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Hanson
  • Hill
  • Adams

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Milo U.S.
  White 64.63% 64.26%
  African American 11.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Milo

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

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Fun Facts about the name Milo

  • How Popular is the name Milo? Milo is the 1,672nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Milo was the 11,659th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Milo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,872 babies born with the first name Milo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Milo to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Milo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 26 new born babies.
  • When was Milo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Milo is Sunday, September 1st, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Milo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Milo was in 2016 with a total of 1,495 babies. That's a lot of babies named Milo!
  • Random Milo Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Milo ranks 91st in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 10 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Milo: Your name in reverse order is Olim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iolm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Milo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,689 people with the last name Milo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Milo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Milo as their last name since less than 1 person in 110k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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