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Millicent is a classic name that often feels like it belongs in a certain time. In truth, though, the name has begun to make a bit of comeback. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Millicent:

Germanic: Work and Strength

Origin of the name Millicent:

Millicent is a name of English origin that comes from Old Germanic words meaning “work” and “strength”.

Symbolism of the name Millicent:

Millicent symbolizes the hope of a family that a daughter will grow up to be industrious and able to stand on her own two feet.

Style of the name Millicent:

Traditional

Gender of the name Millicent:

Millicent is almost exclusively used as a name for baby girls.

Pronunciation of the name Millicent:

MILL-EH-CENT

Number of syllables in the name Millicent:

3

Emotion evoked from the name Millicent:

Millicent tends to evoke positive, nostalgic emotions.

Alternative spellings for the name Millicent:

  • Milicent
  • Millycent
  • Millicint

Nicknames for the name Millicent:

Popularity of the name Millicent:

According to the Social Security Administration, Millicent last ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States in 1967 as the 998th most popular baby name. It peaked in popularity in 1927 as the 435th most popular baby name.

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Great middle names for Millicent and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Millicent:

Millicents in popular culture:

  • Millicent (character from the Elden Ring video game)
  • Millicent Collins (title character from Millie the Model)
  • Millicent Gergich (character from Parks and Recreation)