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First Name Directory - Starting with M




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Milena
Milena (Cyrillic: Милена, Serbian pronunciation: [mǐlena], Bulgarian pronunciation: [mi'lɛna]) is a popular female given name of Slavic origin derived from word "mil" meaning "gracious", "pleasant" or "dear". It is the feminine form of the male names Milan and Milen. It is quite popular in most of the former Yugoslavian republics, such as Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, and Slovenia, and in other Slavic countries such as Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, and to a lesser extent Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, and even in Colombia, Brazil, Dominican Republic and Italy.
Milica
Milica (Serbian Cyrillic: Милица; pronounced Millitsa) is a feminine name popular in Slavic countries. It is derived from the Slavic word element mil(a), meaning gracious and "dear". The name was used for a number of queens and princesses, including Princess Milica of Serbia, wife of Lazar of Serbia, who is honored as a saint in the Serbian Orthodox Church. Milica has been the most popular name for girls born in Serbia since 1991, and is overall the most common female given name in the country. The name is occasionally given the phonetic spelling Militza in English speaking countries. The name of Princess Milica of Montenegro was often translated as Militza in English language publications.
Mira
Mira is a feminine given name with varying meanings. In the Romance languages, it is related to the Latin words for "wonder" and "wonderful." In the various Slavic languages, it means "peace" and is often used as part of a longer name, such as Miroslava (masculine form: Miroslav) or Sławomira (masculine form: Sławomir). In Sanskrit, it means "ocean", "sea", "limit" or "boundary" In Hebrew, it is a derivative of Miriam or the female equivalent of Meir, meaning light.





In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.


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