Milo

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See also: milo, Mîlo, mīlo, miło, and mīļo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Latinate variant of Miles.

Proper noun[edit]

Milo

  1. A male given name.
    • 1989 Pat Cardigan, Patterns, Ursus Imprints, →ISBN, page 12:
      Stevie didn't care. At least he didn't have an oddball name like Milo and he never had to get up for church on Sunday.
    • 2011 Ali Smith, There but for the, Hamish Hamilton, →ISBN, page 191:
      Just one thing, if I may, Mark said. It's Miles, his name. Not Milo.
      Yeah, I know, Anna's always going on about that too. But Milo's better, Milo's got something about it, hasn't it? the man said. It's catchier. It's catching on round the camp, Milo, where Miles sounds a bit, well, wet. A bit middle class, you know?
  2. An English patronymic surname​ transferred from the given name.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to English Miles and Milo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Milo m

  1. A male given name.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μῆλος (Mêlos).

Proper noun[edit]

Milo f

  1. Milos (island of Greece)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

Milō m (genitive Milōnis); third declension

  1. a cognomen

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Milō Milōnēs
Genitive Milōnis Milōnum
Dative Milōnī Milōnibus
Accusative Milōnem Milōnēs
Ablative Milōne Milōnibus
Vocative Milō Milōnēs