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Gender: Female Pronunciation: May-LEH-vah Meaning of Mileva: "gracious, dear" Origin of Mileva: Slavic

The name Mileva is a girl's name of Slavic, Czech, Bulgarian origin meaning "gracious, dear". Mileva and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Grace and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Albert Einstein's first wife was Mileva Maric, a Serbian student and his classmate at the Zurich Polytechnic. (Her childhood nickname was Mitza.) With the newfound popularity of Mila, this obscure Old Slavic name may be discovered outside of its native land.

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Catgirlmri Says:


The namesake is great.. did you know that not only was she Albert Einstein's wife, she was a genius who managed to get into a good college despite being a girl, on top of being lame? And then they failed her because she married Einstein!

ElenaCroatia Says:


Christ almighty.
It's pronounced mee-leh-vah.
I don't know who came up with these pronounciations, but basically every single Slavic name that is on Nameberry has a wrong pronounciation listed with it.
Check something before you post it, Nameberry.