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Boy Name: Miller

Name: Miller
Pronunciation: \m(il)-ler\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: one who grinds grain
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Muller, Mallery, Mueller
Variant forms: Millar, Millard, Millen, Myller
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7


Miller \m(il)-ler\ as a boy's name is pronounced MIL-er. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Miller is "one who grinds grain". Occupational name. First used as a given name in the late 19th century. Playwright Arthur Miller.

Miller has 4 variant forms: Millar, Millard, Millen and Myller.

Baby names that sound like Miller are Muller, Mallery and Mueller.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Miller.


Miller is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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