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- proper n. A male given name.
- proper n. A patronymic surname, also derived from a Middle English form of Michael.
From Old French given name Milo, of problematic origin, possibly from an unknown Germanic element, or a short form of Slavic names beginning with mil- "grace, favor". The English form is associated by folk etymology with Latin mīles ("soldier"). (Wiktionary)