"settlement with a mill"

Milton Origin and Meaning

The name Milton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "settlement with a mill".

Once an upper-class British surname conjuring up the epic poetry of John Milton, it then descended to the antics of "Uncle Miltie" Berle, and now has left the stage completely.

# 923 in the US

Milton Rank in US Top 1000

# 1104 on Nameberry

Milton Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Milton Popularity

Famous People Named Milton

  • John Milton17th Century English Poet
  • Milton Andrew RomjueU.S. Congressman from Missouri
  • Milton James Rhode AcornCanadian poet, writer, and playwright
  • Milton AgerAmerican composer
  • Milton AveryAmerican modern painter
  • Milton Byron BabbittAmerican composer
  • Milton BeardenAmerican Central Intelligence Agency officer, author, and film consultant
  • Milton Berle (born Mendel Berlinger)American comedian, actor, and TV presenter
  • Milton BlancoAmerican soccer player
  • Milton BradleyAmerican toymaker
  • Milton Obelle BradleyAmerican baseball player
  • Milton BrownAmerican band leader and vocalist
  • Milton BrownU.S. Representative from Tennessee
  • Milton CampbellAmerican track and field athlete
  • Milton Arthur Paul CaniffAmerican cartoonist
  • Milton Hyland EricksonAmerican psychiatrist
  • Milton FriedmanAmerican economist
  • Milton FromeAmerican actor
  • Milton GoodeAmerican Olympic high jumper
  • Milton Snavely HersheyAmerican founder of Hershey Chocolate Company
  • Milton R. KrasnerAmerican cinematographer
  • Milton Hywell JonesEnglish comedian
  • Milton NascimentoBrazilian singer,songwriter
  • (Apolo) Milton Obote2nd president of Uganda
  • Milton PrellAmerican hotel and casino developer
  • Milton Addas "Mitt" RomneyAmerican NFL football player
  • Milton VieiraBrazilian mixed martial artist
  • Milton Ariel Wynants (Vasquez)Uruguayan cyclist
  • Milton Cooper WorkAmerican cards authority
  • Milton JohnsEnglish actor
  • Milton "Mel" StewartAmerican actor & director

Milton in Pop Culture

  • Milton Mametminor character on TV's "The Walking Dead"
  • Milton Hackettcharacter from movie "Cry,Baby"
  • Milton Waddamssocially awkward character in movie "Office Space"
  • Milton Calypeercharacter in the movie Cars
  • Miltonan epic poem by William Blake
  • "Milton" opera by Gaspare Spontini
  • "Milton" series of cartoons for Saturday Night Live and the film Office Space
  • Milton Krestvillain in 007 movie "Licence to Kill"
  • Miltona show jumping horse ridden by John Whitaker
  • Colonel Milton Childsan original character in "OB Spec," speculation,based scripts for the upcoming season of Orphan Black
  • Milton KrupnickCharacter on the Disney Show “Kickin’ It”