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1/9/2016, 3:59 PM cutenose

Name Milk
Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage English
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Probably from Middle English milk ‘milk’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of milk.In some instances, probably a translation of German Milch, a variant of Slavic Milich or of Dutch Mielke (a pet form of Miele), or a shortening of Slavic Milkovich.
Added 1/9/2016 by cutenose