Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Milo m. A hypocoristic of any of various names beginning with Proto-Germanic *mildijaz 'mild; good, generous'.

Often confused with Miles.

England
Latin
1189 Milo (nom) GASurv p. 159; 1222 Milonis (gen) StPaulDom p. 4, milo (nom) ibid. p. 45; 1279–80 Milonis (gen) WaHR-SK p. 69
France
Latin
695 Milo (nom) DCEL-2 Add. VII, Milonis (gen) ibid. Add. VII; 1012 Milo (nom) CartSavII 104, Miloni (gen) ibid. 104; 1107 Milo (nom) CartStPC XVII, Miloni (dat) ibid. XVII; 1135 Milo (nom) clairvaux-12thc 7, Milone (abl) ibid. 7; 1138x1162 Milo (nom) ibid. 58, Milone (abl) ibid. 86, Milonis (gen) ibid. 74; 1147 Milo (nom) ibid. 14, Milone (abl) ibid. 14, Milonis (gen) ibid. 14; 1147x1158 Milo (nom) ibid. 35; 1147x1162 Milo (nom) ibid. 53; 1158x1170 Milo (nom) ibid. 138; 1162 Milo (nom) ibid. 39; 1162x1165 Milo (nom) ibid. 127; a1163 Milo (nom) ibid. 96; 1163 Milonis (gen) ibid. 99; 1163–64 Milo (nom) ibid. 106; 1164 Milo (nom) ibid. 120, Milonis (gen) ibid. 121; 1171 Milo (nom) ibid. 140; 1172 Milo (nom) ibid. 149; 1173 Milo (nom) ibid. 157; 1174 Milonis (gen) ibid. 160; 1179 Milo (nom) ibid. 176, Milone (abl) ibid. 176, Milonis (gen) ibid. 176; 1205 Milo (nom) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXV, Milonis (gen) ibid. LXXXV; 1206 Milo (nom) NDParisII 2-LXIX; 1209 Milo (nom) CartNDdOurscamp XCV; 1214 Milonis (gen) ibid. CXLI; 1219 Milo (nom) CartAub; 1220 Milo (nom) NDParisII 2-LXVIII; 1231 Milo (nom) ibid. 2-LXXXVIII; 1301 Milo (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 218, Milonis (gen) ibid. p. 210
Old French
1301 Milon (obl) MemPic-vol17 p. 238
Germany
Latin
822x875 Milon (abl) TradCorb §33; 1064 Miloni (dat) quix-vol1 92
Ireland
Early Modern English
1527 Milo Fiants-1 17; 1539/40 Milo ibid. 107
The Netherlands
Latin
1270 Milo (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 295
Wales
Latin
1216xc1226 Milo (nom) Pryce-1st no. 16
Cite as: G. Grim, S.L. Uckelman. "Milo". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Milo.