Milena (name)

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Gender female
Word/name Slavic
Meaning mil ("gracious, love")
Other names
Variant form(s) Miléna, Milene, Mileva, Milica, Mylycya, Mila
Nickname(s) Mila, Lena
Related names Milan

Milena is a popular female given name of Slavic origin derived from word "mil" meaning "gracious", or, alternatively, "dear". It is the feminine form of the male name Milan. It is quite popular in most of the former Yugoslavian republics, such as Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, and Slovenia, and in other Slavic countries such as Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, and to a lesser extent Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, and even in Colombia, Brazil, Dominican Republic and Italy.[1]

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