Combination of Marie and Lou or Louise

Milou Origin and Meaning

The name Milou is a girl's name .

Milou and her near-identical twin Malou are adorable names popular throughout Europe; they're contractions of Marie or Mary and Lou or Louise. The Malou spelling will probably be easier for English speakers to pronounce; Milou may be conflated with Milo.

Fun fact: Milou is the French name of the dog Snowy in Tintin.

Milou Popularity

Famous People Named Milou

  • Milou SluisDutch model
  • Milou Alizée Hilton (b. 2020)daughter of Barron and Tessa Hilton

Milou in Pop Culture

  • Milou (known as "Snowy" in English) is the name of Tintin's little white (male) dog in the classic comic Les Aventures de Tintin et Milou (The Adventures of Tintin in English) by Belgian cartoonist Hergé.
  • Originally a French diminutive of Émiliethis name is now generally considered a contraction of the hyphenated name Marie,Louise.