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Miller name meaning

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1.2m
in the U.S.
in 2010
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What does the name Miller mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

 
Origin and Meaning of Miller

User Submitted Origins

German
58%
English
36%
Scottish
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Miller is of German origin and means "The God Of All Gods".
  2. A submission from Australia says the name Miller means "Windmill" and is of German origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mill"er
 
Senses
  1. One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill.
  2. A milling machine.
  3. [Zoöl]
    1. A moth or lepidopterous insect; -- so called because the wings appear as if covered with white dust or powder, like a miller's clothes. Called also moth miller.
    2. The eagle ray.
    3. The hen harrier. (Prov. Eng)
 
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any of various moths that have powdery wings
  2. Machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it
  3. Someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
  4. United States playwright (1915-2005)
  5. United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
  6. United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
Wiktionary
  1. An English and Scottish occupational surname​ for a miller.
  2. A small city, the county seat of Hand County, South Dakota, United States.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname.
Miller was also found in the following language(s): French, Hunsrik, and Polish

Notable Persons Named Miller

Notable Persons Named Miller

Miller Huggins

Miller Huggins was a baseball player. Miller was born on March 27th, 1878 in Cincinnati. He breathed his last breath on September 25th, 1929.

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Miller Jeanette

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Miller Anderson

Miller Anderson is a blues, glam rock, and folk rock musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, banjo, harmonica, and Fender Stratocaster. His ongoing career started in 1960. Miller was born Miller Anderson on April 12th, 1945 in Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

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Miller Williams

Miller Williams was a writer. Miller was given the name Stanley Miller Williams on April 8th, 1930 in Hoxie, Arkansas, U.S. He died on January 1st, 2015.

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Miller Reese Hutchison

Miller Reese Hutchison was an inventor. He holds the title Klaxon alarm. Miller was born on August 6th, 1876 in Montrose, Alabama. He left this life on February 16th, 1944.

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Miller Barber

Miller Barber is a golf player.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Miller

Notable Persons With the Last Name Miller

Ezra Miller

Ezra Miller is an actor, singer, musician, and model. He has been prominent since 2008. Ezra was given the name Ezra Matthew Miller on September 30th, 1992 in Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States.

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Wentworth Miller

He has been prominent since 1998. Wentworth was given the name Wentworth Earl Miller III on June 2nd, 1972 in Chipping Norton, England.

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Dame Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Christie was a crime fiction, thriller (genre), detective fiction, and romance novel novelist, short story writer, playwright, poet, and short story. Dame was given the name Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller on September 15th, 1890 in Torquay. She left this life on January 12th, 1976.

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T. J. Miller

T. J. Miller is an actor, voice actor, comedian, and director. He has been prominent since 2007. T. was given the name Todd Joseph Miller on June 4th, 1981 in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Jonny Lee Miller

Jonny Lee Miller is an actor. He was most prominent from 1983 to present. Jonny was given the name Jonathan Lee Miller on November 15th, 1972 in Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England.

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Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller was a writer. Arthur was given the name Arthur Asher Miller on October 17th, 1915 in Harlem , New York, United States. He died on February 10th, 2005.

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  • Sienna Miller
    Actress
  • Glenn Miller
    Bandleader
  • Mac Miller
    Musician
  • Matthew Mercer
    Voice-over Artist
  • Matisyahu
    Singer
  • George Miller
    Film Director
  • Frank Miller
    Comics Creator
  • Reggie Miller
    Basketball Player
  • Penelope Ann Miller
    Actress
  • Lauren Miller
    Actress
  • Henry Miller
    Writer
  • Lady Day-Lewis Rebecca Miller
    Actress
  • Steve Miller
    Musician
  • Ben Miller
    Comedian

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Miller U.S.
  White 84.11% 64.26%
  African American 10.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Miller

People with the last name Miller are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Miller

  • What name lists does Miller rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Miller? Miller is the 2,800th most popular name of all time. As a last name Miller was the 7th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Miller have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,759 babies born with the first name Miller in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miller to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Miller? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Miller first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miller is Monday, December 18th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Miller born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miller was in 2019 with a total of 308 babies.
  • Random Miller Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miller is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Miller: The name spelled backwards is Rellim. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Mlirle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Miller? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,161,437 people with the last name Miller.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Miller? Miller was ranked as the 7th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
  • Miller name meaning

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