Mildred
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
MIL-drəd
Meaning
Soft strength
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Derived from the Old English name, which means "soft strength". It was the name of a Catholic Saint in the 7th century. In the 20th century the name was popularized by the novel called Mildred Pierce, written by James M. Cain, which was later made into an Oscar-winning film starring Joan Crawford and just recently into an Emmy-winning miniseries starring Kate Winslet.

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