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Origin and popularity of the name MILIAN


Milian : Spanish (Milián) and Polish; Czech and Slovak (also Milián): from a vernacular shortened form of the Latin personal name Aemilianus a derivative of Aemilius a Roman surname probably derived from aemulus ‘rival’. The name Aemilianus was borne by various early Christian saints (see Millan 1) and hence was widely used throughout Europe as a personal name in the Middle Ages.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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