Mildrid Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Mildred:
Derived from Mildđryđ, Mildthryth, an obsolete Old English name composed of the elements milde (gentle, mild, generous) and đryđ, thryth (strength): hence, "gentle strength." The name was borne by a 7th-century saint and abbess, Mildthryth (d. 700), a daughter of a king of Mercia who, along with her sister St. Mildburh, was venerated during the Middle Ages for her acts of charity.
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Basically an older and more pretty spelling of Mildred.
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I am named Mildridd (yes, double 'd') and I find it to be a very lovely sounding name. However, I would advise that most people won't know how to spell it.
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Mili, Millie, Drea, Mildrey, Milly, Driddi
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