Milena (given name)

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Gender female
Word/name Slavic
Meaning mil ("gracious, pleasant, dear")
Other names
Variant form(s) Miléna (Hungarian), Milene (French), Mylena (Ukrainian)
Nickname(s) Mila, Lena
Related names Milan (male), Milen (male), Milica (Serbian), Mileva (Serbian)

Milena (Cyrillic: Милена, Serbian pronunciation: [mǐlena], Bulgarian pronunciation: [mi'lɛna]) is a popular female given name of Slavic origin derived from word "mil" meaning "gracious", "pleasant" or "dear". It is the feminine form of the male names Milan and Milen. 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, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, and even in Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Greece, and Italy.[1] It may refer to:

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