Milton

Milton - A very unique male name



  Feb 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Milton, meaning settlement with a mill, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #76. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Milton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Milton? 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 Milton. The baby boy name Milton was given to 97 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1205 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 16,918 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Milton peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1912 on position 65.



Famous with this name

Milton Berle
Milton Welsh
Milton Schorr


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Milton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Milton is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #532 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,279.

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 Milton is where you live.


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Milton origin and meaning

Milton is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means settlement with a mill. To see famous people named Milton, pop culture references for the name Milton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Milton

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

Melton / Meliton /

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
20121205
20111170
20101109
20091027
2008935
2007917
2006854
2005833
2004760
2003738
2002717
2001697
2000636
1999733
1998737
1997698
1996621
1995652
1994626
1993574
1992560
1991551
1990563
1989504
1988478
1987467
1986463
1985446
1984422
1983430
1982399
1981399
1980403
1979412
1978375
1977387
1976365
1975372
1974362
1973363
1972353
1971319
1970310
1969298
1968284
1967275
1966264
1965256
1964247
1963243
1962232
1961240
1960236
1959228
1958206
1957198
1956187
1955185
1954175
1953172
1952169
1951170
1950161
1949160
1948160
1947158
1946156
1945153
1944145
1943141
1942139
1941139
1940132
1939127
1938126
1937121
1936119
1935117
1934115
1933114
1932105
1931100
193093
192993
192891
192788
192683
192579
192481
192379
192274
192175
192074
191973
191877
191775
191672
191573
191469
191371
191265
191171
191076

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland532
New Jersey748
Florida854
North Carolina944
Texas948
Michigan977
Georgia1024
California1160
New York1279

Even more about Milton


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 Milton 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 Milton?

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
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Milton
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 16,918
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +97

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