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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Milicent f. Proto-Germanic *amal 'vigor, bravery' + Old Saxon swīth, Gothic swinþs from Proto-Germanic *swinþaz 'strong'.

The name of a 12th C queen of Jerusalem and a 13th C princess of Antioch.

1279–80 Mylicentia (nom) WaHR-SK p. 45, Mylisenta (nom) ibid. p. 56
Early Modern English
1549 Millisant StAnthonlin p. 7; 1555 Millisant ibid. p. 10, Millisent ibid. p. 10; 1562 Milsent COmar-vol2 p. 69; 1564 Millecentt bruton-vol1 p. 34
1107 Milesindim (acc) CartStPC XVII; 1115x1149 Milesende (abl) ibid. X
Old French
1301 Milesens (obl) MemPic-vol17 p. 239, Milesent (obl) ibid. p. 239
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Milicent". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 1.