Millicent Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Millicent:
Derived from the obsolete Old High German Amalswinth, a compound name composed of the elements amal (work) and swinth (strength). The name was brought to England by the Normans in the French forms Melisent and Melisende.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Millie, Lissa, Lisa, Penny (as in the "cent" of Millicent), Milzie
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Millicent is a term used for police officers in the fictional nadsat slang in Anthony Burgess's "A Clockwork Orange."
- Famous real-life people named Millicent
Dame Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929), a British suffragist and early feminist
Millicent Fenwick (1910-1992), an American fashion editor, politician and diplomat
Millicent Martin (1934-), an English actress, singer and comedian
Millicent Preston-Stanley (1883-1955), an Australian feminist and politician
Millicent Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland, British society hostess
- Millicent in song, story & screen
Millicent Huxtable (character in CW t.v. series One Tree Hill)
Barbara Millicent Roberts (Barbie the doll)
Milly-Molly-Mandy (nickname of Millicent Margaret Amanda), a fictional character in books by Joyce Lankester Brisley
Millicent Bagnold, former Minister of Magic in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Millicent Bulstrode, Slytherin student in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Millicent Min Girl Genius, a book by Lisa Yee
Millicent Mudd, a character in the webcomic Ozy and Millie
Millicent (Merrie Melodies), a animated cartoon character
Millicent Bystander, a nickname of the main character of the 2006 film Flushed Away
Millicent Weems, name of character played by Dianne Wiest in Synecdoche, New York