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Meaning and name origin

Miles \m(i)-les\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Milan, Milo, Myles and Mylo.

Miles is also pronounced similarly to Mills. Other suggested similar baby names are Giles, Jiles, Malek, Milesio and Niles.


Miles is a very popular first name for males (#519 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#287 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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