Milan

Milan - A very unique female name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Milan, meaning gracious, dear, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1985 on position #3698. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Milan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Milan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Milan. The baby girl name Milan was given to 345 baby girls in 2012, ranking #714 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,096 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Milan peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 613.



Famous with this name

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Milan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Milan is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #117 - and is the least popular in Missouri at position #1,056.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Milan is where you live.


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Milan origin and meaning

Milan is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means gracious, dear. To see famous people named Milan, pop culture references for the name Milan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Milan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Milan, sorted by popularity.

Melanie / Melina / Melany / Melonie / Milena / Melony / Melani / Milana / Malina / Malena /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012714
2011613
2010661
2009788
20081081
20071023
20061139
20051075
20041156
20031325
20021345
20011516
20001918
19991854
19981191
19971319
19961610
19952186
19942497
19931766
19922911
19912738
19903240
19892532
19873913
19863816
19853698

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia117
Delaware137
Pennsylvania244
Maryland300
Connecticut321
Louisiana423
Georgia451
New York468
New Jersey515
Virginia543
Massachusetts607
Michigan666
Ohio685
Florida720
Illinois849
California864
Wisconsin891
Texas979
North Carolina1019
Missouri1056

Even more about Milan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Milan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Milan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Milan
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,096
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1985
2012 births +345

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