The name Millicent is a girl's name of German origin meaning "strong in work". Millicent and is often added to lists like Old Lady Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle name for a First name!".
From the experts:
Combining the mild and the innocent, this sweet and feminine name is worthy of a comeback, in the mode of Madeline and Cecilia. Its original, also attractive form is Melisende, which came from Germany to France and was borne by a daughter of Charlemagne.
Millicent has been in use since the Middle Ages, and was in the Top 500 in the 1920's. Off the list since the early sixties, it's Number 361 on Nameberry.
Millicent Hargrave is a character in Anne Bronte's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Millicent Henning is found in Henry James's The Princess Casamassima, and she appears not once but twice in Harry Potter; she is is also Barbie's middle name.
And of course Milly is one of the cutest of the nostalgic nickname names. .
Lists containing Millicent
- Cool Classic Girl Names — 100+ below the Top 1000
- Names That Mean Strong
- Names with Uplifting Meanings
- Stylish Girls' Names That End in Consonants
- Hipster British Baby Names for Girls
- Names from Harry Potter
- Old Lady Names
- Strong Girl Names
- Unusual Baby Names
- Unusual Antique Baby Names
- Names to Substitute for Josephine
- Names to Substitute for Melissa
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