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Gender: Female Meaning of Milla: "young ceremonial attendant" Origin of Milla: Polish short form of Camilla

The name Milla is a girl's name of Polish origin meaning "young ceremonial attendant". Milla and is often added to lists like Names to Substitute for Emily and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

Milla, or Mila, can actually be short forms of many names that end or begin in mila throughout Eastern Europe. Milla Jovovich is a Ukaranian-born actress and supermodel. Another idea, newly fashionable in Europe: Millie.

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Famous People Named Milla

Milica "Milla" Jovovich, Ukrainian-American actress
Milla Davenport, Swiss stage and film actress
Milla Saari, Finnish skier
Milla Viljamaa, Finnish composer
Milla Maree Ponton, daughter of trainer and TV personality Shannan Ponton
Milla Eklund (b.2017), daughter of TV's "Million Dollar Listing New York" Fredrik Eklund and Derek Kaplan, twin of brother Fredrick

Pop Culture References for the name Milla

Milla Vodello, character in the video game "Psychonauts".
Milla Magia, Finnish name of Magica De Spell (Donald Duck universe)
Milla Talon-Hand, character in Garth Nix's "Seventh Tower" series


TheHumanCanvas Says:


Lovely name, and has family significance. But would it be mispronounced? Is Mila a better bet?

Smollie Says:


My cousin's name - not short for anything it's just Milla. It really suits and has grown with her.

paulapuddephatt Says:


Super cute

cookiedoughmonster Says:


We're considering Milla as a nickname for our daughter Amelia. :) It's very pretty, rolls off the tongue easily.

EW314 Says:


Milla is pretty, no-nonsense and strong. I think it's great on its own, but I HATE Camilla.

Haili73 Says:


I'm thinking of going by Milla as a nickname for Michaila...