Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Aegeus.
There is 1 feminine form of Giles: Egidia.
Giles is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#729 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Giles for boys. Giles reached its highest rank of #467 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Giles and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Giles and Gil. (2014 statistics).