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Gender: F Pronunciation: mill-EH-na; mill-AY-na Meaning of Milena: "love, warmth, grace" Origin of Milena: Czech Milena's Popularity in 2016: #704

This popular name in various Slavic countries and in Italy holds considerable Continental appeal. It is the full name of Ukranian-born actress Mila Kunis, most noted for her award-winning role in the film Black Swan. Another actress bearing the name is Milena Govitch, of Law & Order.

Milena, which entered the US Top 1000 in 2012 (and is now Number 704 in 2016) is one of the top names in Poland. Short form Mila has been on the US list since 2006.

Famous People Named Milena

Milena Vukotić, Queen consort of Nicholas I of Montenegro
Milena "Mila" Kunis, Ukrainian-American actress
Milena Govich, American actress
Milena Jesenská, Czech journalist; subject of Kafka's "Letters to Milena"
Milena Sharkova, Miss Bulgaria 2008
Milena Toscano, Brazilian actress and model
Milena Ceranic, Serbian singer
Milena Dravić, Serbian actress
Milena Maria Rosner, Polish volleyball player
Milena Pavlović-Barili, Serbian painter and poet
Milena Dvorská, Czech actress
Milena Canonero, Italian costume designer
Milena Leticia Roucka aka Rosa Mendes, Canadian pro wrestler
Milena Vukotic, Italian dancer and actress
Milena Slavova, Bulgarian punk singer
Milena Reljin, Serbian gymnast
Milena Maria "Mila" Sadurek-Radecka, Polish volleyball player
Milena "Mila" Cohen (b. 2016), daughter of dancer Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen
Milena Jo (b. 2015), daughter of actress Summer Glau and partner Val Morrison

Pop Culture References for the name Milena

Queen Milena of Tamarang, character in Terry Goodkind's fantasy series "The Sword of Truth"
Milena, a genus of skipper butterfly
Milena, Sicily, named after Queen Milena of Montenegro
"Letters to Milena," book by Franz Kafka

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