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Ranked #816


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #273).

What does the name "Miles" mean?

Miles (Latin): Soldier

The name "Miles" is of Latin origin and it means "Soldier". It's a name commonly given to boys.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

L is for lucky, who is more?

E is for elegant, born within you.

S is for serious, not always joking.

Your name in reverse order is "Selim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iemsl". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Miles" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Miles? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,069 babies born with the name Miles in the United States. That's more than enough Miles to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 54 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Miles" was in 2014 with a total of 3,639 babies. (That's a lot of baby Miles)

According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Miles" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1931. Across the entire United States a total of only 168 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Miles popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Miles in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Miles

Miles Davis

Miles Davis is a musician (bandleader, composer, and trumpeter) with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1944 to 1991. Miles was born in 1926 as Miles Dewey Davis III in Alton, Illinois, U.S.


Miles Guthrie Robbins

Miles was born in 1992.


Miles Chandler

Miles was born in 1993.


Past life for Miles born Nov 7, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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