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    Popularity of the name Mila

    According to the Social Security Administration, Mila was the 26th most popular baby girl’s name in America in 2021! It was in the 20th spot in 2020, 19th in 2019, 14th in 2018, 30th in 2017, and held 48th place in 2016! So, this lovely name has definitely risen in popularity over the last few years. It actually didn’t break into the top 100 until 2013, and has risen in popularity considerably over the last decade!

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    Meaning of the name Mila
    Mila shown on our Softball background with Black and Pink Mats

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    Meaning of the name Mila

    History and meaning of the name Mila

    The name Mila is Greek in origin and means “friendly, soft spoken and pleasant.” In Italian, it means “Miracle” and in Russian, it means “gracious” or “dear one.” In some Slavic languages, it can mean “industrious and hardworking” which derives from the name Emily.

    The meaning of the name “Mila” is consistent across several languages, countries and cultures, and LindseyBoo Creations strives for accuracy in researching the origins and meanings of names. If you have a special meaning for your Mila, however, please let us know and we will custom-write it for you (at no additional charge)!

    Meaning of the name Mila
    Mila shown on our Clouds background with a Blue mat.

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    Meaning of the name Mila

    Variations we’ve done on the name Mila

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    Famous People named Mila

    Arguably the most famous Mila currently is Ukrainian born, American actress, Mila Kunis, from That 70’s Show and Black Swan fame.

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    Mila shown on our Baby Owls background with Sage and Pink mats.

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    Meaning of the name Mila

    Your Mila

    Is your Mila friendly, soft spoken, pleasant, and gracious? I’m sure she is! I love to hear from our customers about how the meanings of their loved ones’ names really do match their personalities!

    I hope you’ve enjoyed reading about the lovely name Mila, and the various art backgrounds and mat combinations shown here in this blog that go so beautifully with this wonderful name! Please remember that any name can be combined with any art background and mat combination of your choice.

    Thank you for reading my blog about Mila! Have fun perusing our website, looking up the names of your family, friends and loved ones – and in the rare event we don’t have the name that you’re looking for, I am happy to write it for you at no extra charge!

    Frequently asked questions about the name Mila (FAQ)

    Is Mila a good name?

    Short and sweet, with a slightly foreign and exotic sound, Mila is a stylish choice for parents looking for a compromise between more classic names, like Emily, and more trendy names, like Luna. At just two syllables, Mila feels feminine and delicate.

    Is Mila a rare name?

    How common is the name Mila for a baby born in 2021? Mila was the 26th most popular girls name and 8102nd most popular boys name. In 2021 there were 6,295 baby girls and only 9 baby boys named Mila. 1 out of every 283 baby girls and 1 out of every 206,738 baby boys born in 2021 are named Mila.

    What kind of name is Mila?

    Origin: The name Mila has several origins. It has been traced to Russian, Spanish, and Italian roots. Gender: Mila is typically a feminine name, but it can be given to babies of any gender.

    Is Mila a religious name?

    In some Latin languages, the name comes from the word “milagros,” which means “miracles.” In Slavic, Mila means “gracious” or “dear one.” In Hebrew, Mila means “word,” referring to the word of God. And finally, in English, it can be short for Camilla, which can mean “helper to the priest.”

    What is Mila short for?

    Mila is a given name with Russian and Slavic provenance. It began as the diminutive form for names such as Ludmila, Milena, and Milica.

    How do you say Mila in Russian?

    What does Mila mean? Mila’s main origin is Russian. English meanings of Mila is “Slavic for “industrious” and “hardworking” and Russian for “dear one.” It’s an abbreviated form of the names Milena, Ludmila, and Camila.

    If you enjoy reading about the popularity and meanings of names, check out my in-depth article “What’s in a Name?”

    What’s in a name?

    Here is a short excerpt:

    “We believe all children are gifts to our world, and their beautiful, deeply thought-out names deserve to be memorialized in poetry, meant to not only capture the wonderful feelings the gift giver has for the recipient, but also the wonderful characteristics and attributes of the recipient.

    As King Solomon aptly stated, “A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.”

    Click here to read the full article.

    I’d love to hear from you! Please let me know if my poem for Mila matches your sweet child, or someone you know.

    If you would like to learn more about how Sharon started writing these beautiful poems, please read Sharon’s story here.

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