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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Place name: Milan, Italy
  2. English: Merciful
  3. German: A soldier
  4. Irish: Servant

First name variations: Myles, Milah, Miles, Mila, Miles

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Italian, Spanish (Milán), and French: habitational name from the Italian city of Milan (see Milano).
  2. Spanish (Milán): nickname from milán ‘kite’ (the bird of prey).
  3. Czech, Slovak, and Ukrainian: from the Slavic personal name Milan, a derivative of names such as Bohumil and Miloslav, containing the element mil ‘grace’, ‘favor’.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Shakira Ripoll

This name appears in the following lists: Cities

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