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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mills, Robert Millsnoun

    United States architect who was the presidentially appointed architect of Washington D.C. (1781-1855)


  1. millsverb

    third person singular present tense of the verb to mill

  2. Millsnoun

    An English and Scottish occupational surname for mill owners and workers.

  3. Millsnoun

    An Irish habitational surname, an anglicization of an Mhuilinn.

  4. Millsnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname

  5. Millsnoun

    A locale in the United States. A town in Wyoming. An unincorporated community in Kentucky; named for postmaster Isaac Mills. An unincorporated community in Nebraska; named for a local gristmill. An unincorporated community in New Mexico; named for rancher and politician Melvin Whitson Mills. An unincorporated community in Utah.


  1. Mills

    Mills is a town in Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. It is part of the Casper, Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,461 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MILLS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mills is ranked #182 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mills surname appeared 151,942 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 52 would have the surname Mills.

    77.5% or 117,755 total occurrences were White.
    16.7% or 25,481 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 3,540 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 3,130 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 1,246 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 775 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mills in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mills in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mills in a Sentence

  1. Fan Lu:

    Mills typically replenish their stocks ahead of the holiday, which leads to an obvious increase of imports in January and a dip in February, the sharp drop on February iron ore also came as major iron ore suppliers reduced shipment due to hurricane weather.

  2. Alex Mould:

    The Atta Mills is a much better design.

  3. John Friskey:

    He was in a car accident in Tennessee. He had a ruptured spleen and was in pain, he got medicine from the pill mills. I did n’t know they were pill mills. I did n’t even know he was getting medicine. He overdosed on it.

  4. Kannalife Sciences CEO Dean Petkanas:

    Maybe Sessions should spend more time cracking down on pill mills and the elicit use of opioids rather than outlawing cannabis.

  5. The Beijing trader:

    Port inventories have surged by as much as 10 million tonnes in recent months, while steel mills are still cutting their plant inventories, so more could be sold to market and prices will be under further pressure.

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