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Milo and Millie?

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PuffyPigeon Tue 01-Apr-14 22:02:15

Not sure if dc3 is a boy or girl yet but I like Milo and Millie, neither have I met in rl. Are there many near you? What could they be shorted from?

Littlefish Tue 01-Apr-14 22:03:13

I know 4 children called Millie, all aged 3 - 5 years old.

Thewhingingdefective Tue 01-Apr-14 22:29:35

I don't know any Millies. I know one Milo, who lives the opposite end of the country from me.

Alisvolatpropiis Tue 01-Apr-14 22:42:53

I know of one Milo, he's under 1 year old.

My dog is called Milly. I don't think it is a "dogs name" as a result but things do get confusing when walking through a park. Shoot her name, 4 dogs and 3 under 5's turn around.

Minty82 Wed 02-Apr-14 16:32:08

I know one of each - not personally a huge fan of either as I find Millie too cutesy and Milo too public school (which I am but don't really want the label, and my kids won't be!). Milo's a full name in itself; Millie/y could be Camilla, Millicent, Mildred, Emily, Amelia, Emilia...

Minty82 Wed 02-Apr-14 16:33:13

Apologies, totally unnecessary personal opinion which you didn't even ask for! Ignore me!

Rexandralpf Wed 02-Apr-14 16:47:17

One Millie and one milo.

temporarilyjerry Thu 03-Apr-14 06:23:34

Three Millies, including my DD, no Milos. I did know a sibling set called Millie and Miles.

Eastpoint Thu 03-Apr-14 06:29:38

There are 3 Millies/110 in my dd2s year at school & none in dd1s year. I don't know any Milos (apart from dogs) but I do know a Miles & an Arlo. Arlo's sister is Vita (they are overseas & a long way away so I'm not worried about outing them).

DrankSangriaInThePark Thu 03-Apr-14 06:48:29

I don't any of either, but I agree with Minty82 about both.

EirikurNoromaour Thu 03-Apr-14 08:30:36

Milo and Millie together aren't great.

diddl Thu 03-Apr-14 08:40:10

Well Milo is a stand alone name, isn't it?

And a fab one at that!

Millie could be short for Emily, Amelia, Camilla?

Millicent & Mildred.

Grannylipstick Thu 03-Apr-14 23:15:46

My daughter is Millie and will be 22 in July. There were definately no Millie's around when she was born.

pencilsharpener Fri 04-Apr-14 20:52:59

I know hundreds of Millies. Some christened Millie, some that use Millie as a shortening for Amelia, Emily, Amelie, Mariella, Camilla etc...

I've never met a Milo in RL, apart from a dog! One of the Tweenies is Milo. Milo can be a stand-alone name or a nn for Miles / Myles. We know 3 or 4 boys called Miles/Myles.

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