Mildred: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Mildred

From the Anglo-Saxon name Mildþryð, meaning "gentle strength." So maybe your little Mildred will pummel her younger siblings ... but gently.

Nicknames:

Millie.

Famous people named Mildred:

Actresses Mildred Bailey, Mildred Natwick, Mildred Harris, and Mildred Dunnock; author Mildred Benson; singers Mildred "Millie" Jackson and Mildred "Millie" Kirkham.

Fun fact:

The main character of the independent film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was tough-as-nails Mildred Hayes.

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