Milo

Milo - A very unique male name



  Mar 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Milo, meaning soldier or merciful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #591. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Milo and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Milo? 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 Milo. The baby boy name Milo was given to 918 baby boys in 2012, ranking #330 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,788 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Milo peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 330.



Famous with this name

Milo Ventimiglia
Milo Parker
Milo


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Milo is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Milo is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #145 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #811.

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 Milo is where you live.


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Milo origin and meaning

Milo is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means soldier or merciful. To see famous people named Milo, pop culture references for the name Milo and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Milo

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

Manuel / Male / Mel / Manley / Manolo / Mylo / Molly / Manual / Manly / Mell /

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
2012330
2011362
2010423
2009454
2008445
2007548
2006677
2005724
2004795
2003809
2002770
20011053
20001130
19991589
19981445
19971291
19961710
19952062
19941727
19921891
19911441
19901222
19891565
19882346
19871784
19861713
19851801
19841445
19831390
19821279
19811491
19801453
19791356
19781407
19771522
19761331
19751596
19741782
19731099
19721422
1971995
19701105
19691163
19681229
19671377
19661193
19651411
19641143
19631069
19621056
19611111
19601455
1959872
1958948
1957961
1956957
1955721
1954739
1953904
1952814
1951736
1950714
1949711
1948724
1947900
1946823
1945893
1944723
1943649
1942820
1941686
1940622
1939755
1938702
1937548
1936504
1935620
1934521
1933530
1932572
1931530
1930486
1929510
1928481
1927531
1926543
1925469
1924504
1923457
1922424
1921432
1920402
1919427
1918423
1917388
1916400
1915392
1914387
1913411
1912420
1910591

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah145
Oregon146
District of Columbia152
Washington158
Minnesota171
New Hampshire202
Maine212
Alaska224
Hawaii226
Iowa229
Colorado235
Montana236
Wisconsin240
Michigan249
Pennsylvania277
Missouri283
Nebraska303
California304
Arizona310
Indiana314
Ohio315
Oklahoma316
Massachusetts316
Nevada322
New York334
Illinois336
Maryland344
Connecticut385
Mississippi387
Kansas388
North Carolina433
Florida496
Virginia508
New Jersey534
Texas538
Tennessee541
Kentucky553
Georgia671
Louisiana811

Even more about Milo


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 Milo 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Milo?

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
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Milo
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,788
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +918

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