Name: Millard

Origin and Meaning of the Name Millard

  • Meaning:
    Guardian of the mill
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    (MILL ard)
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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of an English surname, variant of Millward, meaning "guardian of the mill" in Old English.

    The surname Millard is also found in France and has another origin. In Northern France, it comes from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements mil ‘good’, ‘gracious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. In Southern French, it comes from a variant spelling of Occitan milhar ‘millet field’ (from mil ‘millet’).

    Famous bearers include 13th President of the United States, Millard Fillmore, who was named after his mother, Phoebe Millard Fillmore.

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