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Gender: F Origin of Millie: Diminutive of Mildred or Millicent Meaning of Mildred: English, "gentle strength" Millie's Popularity in 2012: #717

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Millie is fashionable again in London and Wales, where it's Number 35, and especially in Scotland where's it's reached Number 11, and a possibility here for parents who like the offbeat, frilly, and old-fashioned. Millicent would be the more appealing long form, but many people are using Millie all by its cute self.

Millie was in the Top 1000 here until 1966, peaking at Number 128 way back in 1881; it made a return appearance in 2009, and is beginning to climb. The name got a lot of attention via the 1967 film Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Fashionable relative: Milla or Mila. Tillie is another old-school nickname that, like Millie, sounds modern again.

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Famous People Named Millie

Mildred "Millie" Jackson, American singer
Mildred "Millie" Kirkham, American singer
Mildred "Millie" Deegan, American female baseball player
Millie Perkins, American actress
Millie Hughes-Fulford, American investigator and biologist
Camilla "Millie" Mackintosh, cast member of British reality show "Made In Chelsea"

Pop Culture References for the Name Millie

"Thoroughly Modern Millie," movie and musical
Princess Millie, sister of Princess Hazel from Tales of the Frog Princess. Emma also names her daughter Millie.
Millie, character in the Warriors book series.
Millicent "Millie" McFadden (nee Huxtable) - tv character on One Tree Hill
Millie is the pseudonym chosen by Georgia "George" Lass on TV series Dead Like Me
Millie Warne, from the movie "Miss Potter"
Millerna Aston - secondary character, a princess, in the anime Escaflowne