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Gender: M Meaning of Mitt: "settlement with a mill" Origin of Mitt: Nickname for Milton

If you'd like to name your baby after Gov. Romney, Mitt isn't it: his birth name is Willard. Mitt is an inherited nickname from Milton Romney, a favorite cousin of his father's who was a Chicago Bears quarterback in the 1920's.

The Romney unusual nickname tradition continues with Mitt's son Tagg, born Taggart-- offering serious competition to the Palin family.

Famous People Named Mitt

(Willard) Mitt Romney, American politician and businessman
Milton Addas "Mitt" Romney, American NFL football player

Pop Culture References for the name Mitt