Deeply entrenched in European history, with connections to several countries and traditions, this name has been used for centuries. It is derived from the Latin for “soldier”, later making its way through to Germany. Its famous namesake, Milo of Croton was a Roman wrestler, whose military triumphs and athletic career were legendary. He is even mentioned by Shakespeare, for his strength and bravery.
Rank in the year 2015
Milo was ranked #541 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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