Milo Name Meaning

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Fact: Milo is a name that is used in many countries around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, and Slavic countries.

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A Deep Dive

Milo Overview

Meaning

Beloved, soldier, merciful, of the yew-flower

Gender

Boy

Origin

Germanic, Slavic, Latin, Greek

Etymology

Derived from the Old Germanic name “Milo”, Slavic word “mil”, and Latin word “miles”.

Pronunciation

/ˈmaɪ.loʊ/

Popularity

Increasingly popular in the US, UK, and other English-speaking countries.

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

4 letters

Numerology

22 (Influential, Visionary, Powerful)

Name Styles

Cute, Short, Popular, Cute

Associated Traits

Kind, strong, brave, friendly, intelligent.

Name Day

September 16th
A Deep Dive

Milo Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Miles, Milos, Mylo, Miloš, Emilio, Milan, Mile, Millo, Mihály, Miljan

Common Nicknames

Mi, Lo, Mimi, Mills, Mo

Diminutives

Mi, Lo, Mie, Mil, Mos

Famous People

  • Milo Ventimiglia
    (American Actor)
  • Milo Yiannopoulos
    (British Journalist)
  • Milo Aukerman
    (American Singer)
  • Milo Gibson
    (American Actor)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Milo Thatch
    ("Atlantis: The Lost Empire," Animated Movie)
  • Milo Murphy
    ("Milo Murphy's Law," TV Series)
  • Milo Boyd
    ("The Bounty Hunter," Movie)

Places

  • Milo Town
    (Maine, USA)
  • Milo City
    (Iowa, USA)
  • Milo Comune
    (Sicily, Italy)
  • Milo Village
    (Missouri, USA)

What Is the Meaning of Milo?

The name Milo means “merciful”, “beloved”, “of the yew-flower” or “soldier.” It is often associated with qualities such as kindness, strength, and bravery.

What Is the Origin of The Name Milo?

Milo is of Germanic origin, derived from the Old Germanic name “Miles,” which means “soldier” or “merciful.” The name also has Slavic and Latin roots.

Additionally, it has historical ties to Latin, where “miles” means “soldier.”

Milo Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Milo in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#1272021#1202022#1212023
Top 3 Rankings#1202022#1212023#1272021

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Milo

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
2023121
(-1 from 2022)
2950
(-155 from 2022)
0.16110
2022120
(+7 from 2021)
3105
(+190 from 2021)
0.16578
2021127
(+6 from 2020)
2915
(+148 from 2020)
0.15558
2020133
(+29 from 2019)
2767
(+326 from 2019)
0.14959
2019162
(+16 from 2018)
2441
(+243 from 2018)
0.12702
2018178
(+46 from 2017)
2198
(+495 from 2017)
0.11308
2017224
(+24 from 2016)
1703
(+193 from 2016)
0.08605
2016248
(+40 from 2015)
1510
(+226 from 2015)
0.07454
2015288
(+23 from 2014)
1284
(+164 from 2014)
0.06280
2014311
(+1 from 2013)
1120
(+22 from 2013)
0.05466
2013312
(+12 from 2012)
1098
(+127 from 2012)
0.05434
2012324
(+34 from 2011)
971
(+133 from 2011)
0.04785
2011358
(+65 from 2010)
838
(+183 from 2010)
0.04125
2010423
(+27 from 2009)
655
(+38 from 2009)
0.03188
2009450
(-6 from 2008)
617
(-15 from 2008)
0.02909
2008444
(+95 from 2007)
632
(+156 from 2007)
0.02899
2007539
(+134 from 2006)
476
(+138 from 2006)
0.02149
2006673
(+47 from 2005)
338
(+56 from 2005)
0.01542
2005720
(+47 from 2004)
282
(+46 from 2004)
0.01326
2004767
(+24 from 2003)
236
(+16 from 2003)
0.01117
2003791
(+16 from 2002)
220
(+8 from 2002)
0.01047
2002807
(+174 from 2001)
212
(+56 from 2001)
0.01026
2001981
(+125 from 2000)
156
(+29 from 2000)
0.00754
20001106
(+330 from 1999)
127
(+46 from 1999)
0.00608
19991436
(-212 from 1998)
81
(-19 from 1998)
0.00397
19981224
(+126 from 1997)
100
(+18 from 1997)
0.00493
19971350
(+305 from 1996)
82
(+24 from 1996)
0.00410
19961655
(+27 from 1995)
58
(+5 from 1995)
0.00289
19951682
(+52 from 1994)
53
(+2 from 1994)
0.00264
19941734
(+141 from 1993)
51
(+7 from 1993)
0.00250
19931875
(-125 from 1992)
44
(-4 from 1992)
0.00213
19921750
(-205 from 1991)
48
(-8 from 1991)
0.00229
19911545
(-345 from 1990)
56
(-26 from 1990)
0.00264
19901200
(+198 from 1989)
82
(+21 from 1989)
0.00381
19891398
(+273 from 1988)
61
(+19 from 1988)
0.00291
19881671
(-187 from 1987)
42
(-6 from 1987)
0.00210
19871484
(+81 from 1986)
48
(+6 from 1986)
0.00246
19861565
(-232 from 1985)
42
(-10 from 1985)
0.00219
19851333
(-93 from 1984)
52
(-3 from 1984)
0.00270
19841240
(-18 from 1983)
55
(-1 from 1983)
0.00293
19831222
(-72 from 1982)
56
(-7 from 1982)
0.00300
19821150
(+159 from 1981)
63
(+13 from 1981)
0.00334
19811309
(+101 from 1980)
50
(+5 from 1980)
0.00268
19801410
(-274 from 1979)
45
(-17 from 1979)
0.00243
19791136
(+50 from 1978)
62
(+6 from 1978)
0.00346
19781186
(-28 from 1977)
56
(-1 from 1977)
0.00328
19771158
(-108 from 1976)
57
(-6 from 1976)
0.00333
19761050
(+158 from 1975)
63
(+14 from 1975)
0.00386
19751208
(+21 from 1974)
49
(+3 from 1974)
0.00302
19741229
(-215 from 1973)
46
(-17 from 1973)
0.00282
19731014
(+92 from 1972)
63
(+9 from 1972)
0.00390
19721106
(-49 from 1971)
54
(-5 from 1971)
0.00323
19711057
(+59 from 1970)
59
(+5 from 1970)
0.00325
19701116
(+53 from 1969)
54
(+9 from 1969)
0.00283
19691169
(+16 from 1968)
45
(+4 from 1968)
0.00246
19681185
(-155 from 1967)
41
(-9 from 1967)
0.00231
19671030
(+70 from 1966)
50
(+5 from 1966)
0.00281
19661100
(-114 from 1965)
45
(-11 from 1965)
0.00248
1965986
(-19 from 1964)
56
(-6 from 1964)
0.00296
1964967
(+37 from 1963)
62
(+5 from 1963)
0.00306
19631004
(+50 from 1962)
57
(+5 from 1962)
0.00276
19621054
(-65 from 1961)
52
(-9 from 1961)
0.00247
1961989
(+70 from 1960)
61
(+8 from 1960)
0.00283
19601059
(-147 from 1959)
53
(-17 from 1959)
0.00245
1959912
(-5 from 1958)
70
(+1 from 1958)
0.00323
1958907
(-46 from 1957)
69
(-7 from 1957)
0.00320
1957861
(-52 from 1956)
76
(-9 from 1956)
0.00347
1956809
(-109 from 1955)
85
(-24 from 1955)
0.00396
1955700
(+32 from 1954)
109
(+12 from 1954)
0.00521
1954732
(+54 from 1953)
97
(+15 from 1953)
0.00469
1953786
(-65 from 1952)
82
(-13 from 1952)
0.00410
1952721
(-38 from 1951)
95
(-9 from 1951)
0.00481
1951683
(+8 from 1950)
104
(+6 from 1950)
0.00544
1950691
(+38 from 1949)
98
(+9 from 1949)
0.00539
1949729
(-60 from 1948)
89
(-13 from 1948)
0.00494
1948669
(+62 from 1947)
102
(+14 from 1947)
0.00572
1947731
(-55 from 1946)
88
(-3 from 1946)
0.00474
1946676
(-26 from 1945)
91
(+5 from 1945)
0.00551
1945650
(+62 from 1944)
86
(+10 from 1944)
0.00627
1944712
(-101 from 1943)
76
(-31 from 1943)
0.00547
1943611
(+149 from 1942)
107
(+36 from 1942)
0.00736
1942760
(-136 from 1941)
71
(-23 from 1941)
0.00504
1941624
(-32 from 1940)
94
(-6 from 1940)
0.00749
1940592
(+49 from 1939)
100
(+15 from 1939)
0.00843
1939641
(-32 from 1938)
85
(-10 from 1938)
0.00750
1938609
(-57 from 1937)
95
(-16 from 1937)
0.00836
1937552
(-38 from 1936)
111
(-9 from 1936)
0.01015
1936514
(+79 from 1935)
120
(+25 from 1935)
0.01128
1935593
(-80 from 1934)
95
(-33 from 1934)
0.00888
1934513
(-9 from 1933)
128
(+4 from 1933)
0.01205
1933504
(+20 from 1932)
124
(+1 from 1932)
0.01215
1932524
(-17 from 1931)
123
(-5 from 1931)
0.01145
1931507
(-31 from 1930)
128
(-28 from 1930)
0.01197
1930476
(+13 from 1929)
156
(+12 from 1929)
0.01381
1929489
(-4 from 1928)
144
(-13 from 1928)
0.01300
1928485
(+10 from 1927)
157
(+6 from 1927)
0.01376
1927495
(+33 from 1926)
151
(+20 from 1926)
0.01300
1926528
(-45 from 1925)
131
(-26 from 1925)
0.01144
1925483
(+2 from 1924)
157
(-6 from 1924)
0.01364
1924485
(-20 from 1923)
163
(-11 from 1923)
0.01394
1923465
(-34 from 1922)
174
(-22 from 1922)
0.01537
1922431
(+4 from 1921)
196
(-1 from 1921)
0.01742
1921435
(-36 from 1920)
197
(-20 from 1920)
0.01731
1920399
(+20 from 1919)
217
(+21 from 1919)
0.01971
1919419
(+13 from 1918)
196
(+11 from 1918)
0.01930
1918432
(-25 from 1917)
185
(-8 from 1917)
0.01764
1917407
(-8 from 1916)
193
No change from 1916
0.02012
1916399
(+1 from 1915)
193
(+13 from 1915)
0.02090
1915400
(-10 from 1914)
180
(+31 from 1914)
0.02043
1914390
(+18 from 1913)
149
(+37 from 1913)
0.02181
1913408
(-15 from 1912)
112
(+17 from 1912)
0.02089
1912393
(+39 from 1911)
95
(+50 from 1911)
0.02104
1911432
(+80 from 1910)
45
(+15 from 1910)
0.01864
1910512
(-76 from 1909)
30
(-3 from 1909)
0.01439
1909436
(+27 from 1908)
33
(+5 from 1908)
0.01866
1908463
(-88 from 1907)
28
(-8 from 1907)
0.01683
1907375
(+19 from 1906)
36
(+6 from 1906)
0.02270
1906394
(+155 from 1905)
30
(+12 from 1905)
0.02082
1905549
(-83 from 1904)
18
(-3 from 1904)
0.01257
1904466
(-36 from 1903)
21
(-1 from 1903)
0.01516
1903430
(-15 from 1902)
22
(-2 from 1902)
0.01701
1902415
(-62 from 1901)
24
(-3 from 1901)
0.01808
1901353
(+137 from 1900)
27
(+5 from 1900)
0.02336
1900490
(-88 from 1899)
22
(+1 from 1899)
0.01357
1899402
(+16 from 1898)
21
(-1 from 1898)
0.01823
1898418
(+4 from 1897)
22
(+2 from 1897)
0.01665
1897422
(-84 from 1896)
20
(-11 from 1896)
0.01640
1896338
(+138 from 1895)
31
(+13 from 1895)
0.02402
1895476
(-109 from 1894)
18
(-7 from 1894)
0.01421
1894367
(+34 from 1893)
25
(+5 from 1893)
0.02002
1893401
(-89 from 1892)
20
(-15 from 1892)
0.01652
1892312
(+129 from 1891)
35
(+19 from 1891)
0.02663
1891441
(-7 from 1890)
16
(-1 from 1890)
0.01464
1890434
(+12 from 1889)
17
No change from 1889
0.01420
1889446
(-30 from 1888)
17
(-3 from 1888)
0.01428
1888416
(-76 from 1887)
20
(-3 from 1887)
0.01540
1887340
(+8 from 1886)
23
(-1 from 1886)
0.02104
1886348
(+40 from 1885)
24
(+3 from 1885)
0.02016
1885388
(-13 from 1884)
21
(-1 from 1884)
0.01811
1884375
(+6 from 1883)
22
(+2 from 1883)
0.01792
1883381
(-49 from 1882)
20
(-7 from 1882)
0.01778
1882332
(+57 from 1881)
27
(+8 from 1881)
0.02213
1881389
(-55 from 1880)
19
(-7 from 1880)
0.01755
1880334
First SSA data recorded
26
First SSA data recorded
0.02196

American States Popularity Rankings for Milo

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#1202021#1162022#1232023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#1802021#2062022#1802023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#1392021#1232022#1302023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#512021#562022#572023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#922021#912022#1082023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#1302021#1282022#1182023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#1352021#1102022#952023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#752021#512022#572023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#1112021#1202022#1382023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#282021#242022#292023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#1942021#1342022#1512023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#832021#742022#1112023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#742021#1032022#1102023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#962021#742022#772023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#1762021#1012022#1222023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#732021#422022#692023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#932021#1162022#972023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#1642021#1722022#1482023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#1652021#1042022#1042023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#1392021#1392022#1342023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#1372021#1122022#1062023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#1882021#1592022#1242023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#1652021#862022#802023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#1702021#2352022#2242023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#1672021#1632022#1502023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#992021#872022#972023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#1542021#1402022#1252023

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#1142021#382022#822023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#1432021#1322022#1202023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#632021#522022#442023

North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota (ND) flagNorth Dakota (ND)#452021#642022#992023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#1852021#1622022#1832023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#1072021#1302022#1282023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#1272021#1732022#1172023

South Carolina (SC)

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Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#2272021#2032022#2262023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#1982021#2062022#1522023

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#872021#762022#772023

Montana (MT)

Montana (MT) flagMontana (MT)#1072021#1272022#472023

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#642021#462022#792023

District of Columbia (DC)

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New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#1802021#1222022#1042023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#3552021#2622022#2672023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#1022021#782022#1132023

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#1972021#1752022#2542023

Vermont (VT)

Vermont (VT) flagVermont (VT)#542021#682022#382023

Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#882021#1022022#722023

Mississippi (MS)

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Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#1492021#1612022#832023

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#2322020#1732021#1292022

Wyoming (WY)

Wyoming (WY) flagWyoming (WY)#1042019#1202020

Popularity Rankings for Milo in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Argentina

Argentina flagArgentina#322013#302014#242015

Popularity in Belgium

Belgium flagBelgium#422020#282021#342022

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#652020#392021#282022

Popularity in Finland

Finland flagFinland#432021#392022#322023

Popularity in France

France flagFrance#432020#342021#412022

Popularity in Germany

Germany flagGermany#452021#382022#412023

Popularity in Sweden

Sweden flagSweden#642021#462022#522023

Popularity in Greenland

Greenland flagGreenland#582019#782020#752021

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#922020#792021#962022

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#1082019#802020#832021

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#1232021#1092022#802023

Popularity in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagPuerto Rico#1612021#2092022#962023

Popularity in Uruguay

Uruguay flagUruguay#1032020

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#1212021#1212022#1272023

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#2292021#1382022#1742023

Popularity in Austria

Austria flagAustria#1832021#1672022

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#1722021#1712022#1742023

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#2002021#2852022#2002023

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#3702020#2892022#3132023

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Milo a Name for Boys or Girls?

Milo is a name for boy. Its short, sweet, and modern sound appeals to many parents, making it a versatile and widely appreciated choice for children

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Milo

Milo in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Milo Ventimiglia (Actor, born 1977): American actor known for his roles in "Gilmore Girls" and "This Is Us."
  • Milo Yiannopoulos (Journalist, born 1984): British journalist and author known for his controversial opinions and work with Breitbart News.
  • Milo Aukerman (Singer, born 1963): American punk rock singer, lead vocalist for the band Descendents.
  • Milo Gibson (Actor, born 1990): American actor, son of Mel Gibson, known for his roles in "Hacksaw Ridge" and "All the Devil’s Men."
  • Milo Thatch ("Atlantis: The Lost Empire," 2001, Animated Movie): An explorer searching for the lost city of Atlantis in the Disney animated movie.
  • Milo Murphy ("Milo Murphy's Law," 2016, TV Series): The main character in the animated TV series, known for his optimism despite constant bad luck.
  • Milo Boyd ("The Bounty Hunter," 2010, Movie): A character played by Gerard Butler in the romantic action-comedy film "The Bounty Hunter."
  • Milo (Maine, USA): A town in Piscataquis County, known for its scenic landscapes and outdoor activities.
  • Milo (Iowa, USA): A small city in Warren County, known for its community events and rural charm.
  • Milo (Sicily, Italy): A town on the slopes of Mount Etna, known for its wine production and beautiful views.
  • Milo (Missouri, USA): A village in Vernon County, known for its small-town atmosphere and agricultural community.

Similar Names to Milo

Sibling Names for Milo