Milo Name Meaning & Origin

Milo

Pronunciation: MIY-lo (key)

Origin of the name Milo:

Of Germanic origin, Milo is of uncertain derivation. It might be derived from the German mild (mild, peaceful, calm), which is from the Old German root milan (to mill, beat, crush, or rub until fine or tender). Alternatively, it might be from the Old Slavonic root milu (merciful).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Germanic and Latin form of "Miles"

Meanings vary from "merciful soldier" to "mild, peaceful, or calm"

Famous real-life people named Milo

Titus Annius Milo- Ancient Roman politician and gangster
Milo of Croton - Ancient Greek athlete
Milo Aukerman - American musician & biochemist
Milo Ventimiglia - American actor
Milo Đukanović - Montenegrin Prime Minister & President

Milo in song, story & screen

Milo is a main character in Jack Kerouac's play The Beat Generation
Milo is the central character in the book "The Phantom Tollbooth."
Milo the cat is one of the title characters in the film "Milo and Otis."
Lieutenant Milo Minderbinder is a central character in Joseph Heller's "Catch 22."
Milo Rambaldi is a character in the television series "Alias."
Professor Milo is one of Batman's enemies in the DC Comic universe.
Milo Pressman is a minor character in the television series "24."
Milo Pressman is also the name of the junk man in Stephen King's "The Body", made into a movie called "Stand By Me"
Milo James Thatch is the central character in the Disney movies "Atlantis: The Lost Empire" and "Atlantis: Milo's Return".
Milo Murphy is the title character in the tv series "Milo Murphy's Law".
Milo is the main character in the 2011 film "Mars Needs Moms".
Milo is a character in the BBC's Cbeebies children's television programme, "The Tweenies."
Milo Bloom is a central character in Berkeley Breathed's comic strip "Bloom County."
Milo Kamalani, a character from the '90s cartoon "Pepper Ann"

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