Millie, meaning “free born” or “noble,” is a great name for girl dogs who are eager to please. Find out more about dogs named Millie.


Name: Millie

Meaning: The name Millie has different meanings depending on what language is being spoken. In Latin and in America the name means “free born” or “noble,” and in Germany and France it means “strength or determination.” However, in England the name means “mild of strength.” Millie can also be a nickname for Millicent.

Personality: Eager to Please

About This Name: Standout cultural Millies include Mildred Millie Deegan, a baseball player in the All-American Girls Baseball League, singer Millie Scott and Millie Hughes-Fulford, a medical investigator, biologist and astronaut. Former First Lady Barbara Bush had a spaniel named Millie when the Bushes were in the White House. The iconic Minnie Mouse had a little-known niece named “Millie Mouse.”

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