US Popularity:925
Origin:British
Meaning:One who grinds grain, operates a mill
Miller, once a traditional job turned surname and now a rising first name with a British origin. This gender-neutral title means “one who grinds grain” or "operates a mill," as that is quite literally what a miller does! Miller is in fact one of the most common surnames in the United States and was most likely brought over by the British. However, in recent decades, the name has been used as both a boy's and girl's name. In particular for girls, the nickname Millie makes Miller all the more more appealing.

Famous People Named Miller

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Arthur Miller
    Playwright
  • Glenn Miller
    Composer, Musician
  • Roger Miller
    Musician

Miller Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Miller is currently #1379 on The Bump
Boy:Miller is currently #993 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Miller is currently #747 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Miller is currently #925 in U.S. births
Boy:Miller is currently #1240 in U.S. births
Girl:Miller is currently #2184 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#2183
in 2022
+ 352
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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