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pinWhat does Miles mean?

Miles /mi-les/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is pronounced myls. Possibly (Latin) "soldier", (Old German) "merciful", or variant of Emil (Latin) "eager to please". Historical: the Pilgrim leader, Miles Standish. In modern times, the character Miles O'Brien in the TV series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine". Musician Miles Davis.


Miles has 4 variants: Milan, Milo, Myles and Mylo.

Miles has 18 more different relations via Emil: Aemilio, Aimil, Aymil, Emelen, Emelio, Emile, Emilian, Emiliano, Emilianus, Emilien, Emilio, Emilion, Emilyan, Emlen, Emlin, Emlyn, Emlynn and Yemelyan.

Kreatif forms: Mamiles, Milesma, Milesri. [more]

pinHow popular is Miles?

Miles is a very popular first name for men (#519 out of 1220, Top 42%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#342 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Miles for boys. Miles reached its peak rank of #108 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Miles name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Miles outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Miles and related names. Popular related forms of Miles (#108 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000 are Emil, Emile, Emiliano (#254 the previous year), Emilio (#280), Milan (#411), Milo (#311) and Myles (#226). Adoption of these boy names is at its peak presently (usage of 0.5513%), except for the versions Emil and Emile which have become less in vogue. The most fashionable birth names in this compilation are Emilio (#280), Milan (#411), Miles (#108), Milo (#311) and Myles (#226), and there is also a revival in birth name usage for Milan, Miles and Milo. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Miles, Emil, Emile, Emiliano, Emilio in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Milan, Milo, Myles in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emil, Milo outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Miles is pronounced similarly to Mills. Other suggested similar baby names are Giles, Jiles, Malek, Milesio and Niles. These names tend to be less commonly used than Miles.