Millicent

October 3, 2014 § 3 Comments

ORIGIN:
From the Germanic “Amalasuintha”, meaning “work-strength”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Melicent, Melisent, Melisande, Melisende, Mila, Mili, Milla, Milli, Millie, Milly, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Millicent, Brother Luke’s cat in The Door in the Wall (written in 1949 and set sometime between 1327-1377), by Marguerite de Angeli.

WRITERS:
– Millicent Armstrong (1888-1973), Australian playwright and farmer.
– Millicent Garrett Fawcett (1947-1929), English novelist and writer.
– M. (Millicent) Travis Lane (b. 1934), Canadian poet.
– Millicent Mackenzie (1863-1942), English educator and writer.
– Millicent Murby (1873-1951), English activist and author.
– Millicent Selsam (1912-1996), American children’s book writer.

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