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pinWhat does Miles mean?

Miles /mi-les/ 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 2 more different relations via Emil: Emile and Emlen.

Kreatif forms: Mamiles, Melles, Milesma. [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. Demographics)

Charted below is the baby name history of Miles for boys. Miles reached its peak rank of #108 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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 statistics of Miles and related names. Popular related forms of Miles (#108 from current records) listed in the Top 1000 are Emil, Emile, Milan (#411 from current records), Milo (#311) and Myles (#226). Usage of these relations of Miles was more pronounced among parents in the 1910s (adoption of 0.5%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.49%, 1%), but with versions such as Emile becoming less in vogue. Miles is more widely used than the rest, although Myles appears to be gaining popularity too.

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

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

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Miles is pronounced similarly to Mills. Other suggested similar baby names are Aimes, Arles, Giles, Gilles, Gyles, Jiles, Jules, Jyles, Malek, Mayes, Mike, Mikel, Mikey, Milesio, Millen, Miller, Milt, Milten, Miner, Minos, Mirek, Moises, Moses, Mozes, Niles, Nyles, Ries, Rives, Stiles, Wilkes and Willes. These names tend to be less commonly used than Miles.