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Miles

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Soldier
  • #816 All Time
Girls
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35k Myles (Latin)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 54 0 54
1881 40 0 40
1882 44 0 44
1883 42 0 42
1884 39 0 39
1885 52 0 52
1886 36 0 36
1887 35 0 35
1888 43 0 43
1889 33 0 33
1890 47 0 47
1891 44 0 44
1892 47 0 47
1893 35 0 35
1894 56 0 56
1895 33 0 33
1896 42 0 42
1897 44 0 44
1898 59 0 59
1899 36 0 36
1900 55 0 55
1901 37 0 37
1902 45 0 45
1903 44 0 44
1904 45 0 45
1905 36 0 36
1906 24 0 24
1907 41 0 41
1908 44 0 44
1909 42 0 42
1910 53 0 53
1911 50 0 50
1912 93 0 93
1913 119 0 119
1914 127 0 127
1915 186 0 186
1916 217 0 217
1917 232 0 232
1918 245 0 245
1919 261 0 261
1920 231 0 231
1921 232 0 232
1922 296 0 296
1923 239 0 239
1924 233 0 233
1925 244 0 244
1926 244 0 244
1927 221 8 213
1928 220 0 220
1929 185 0 185
1930 165 0 165
1931 168 0 168
1932 197 0 197
1933 157 0 157
1934 154 0 154
1935 161 0 161
1936 179 0 179
1937 147 0 147
1938 164 0 164
1939 165 0 165
1940 151 0 151
1941 161 0 161
1942 174 0 174
1943 154 0 154
1944 156 0 156
1945 162 0 162
1946 202 0 202
1947 272 0 272
1948 275 0 275
1949 286 0 286
1950 325 0 325
1951 300 0 300
1952 306 0 306
1953 293 0 293
1954 355 0 355
1955 318 0 318
1956 320 0 320
1957 312 0 312
1958 327 0 327
1959 320 0 320
1960 332 0 332
1961 323 0 323
1962 386 0 386
1963 331 0 331
1964 316 0 316
1965 291 0 291
1966 215 0 215
1967 203 0 203
1968 211 0 211
1969 226 0 226
1970 231 0 231
1971 206 0 206
1972 206 0 206
1973 207 0 207
1974 206 0 206
1975 227 0 227
1976 201 5 196
1977 227 0 227
1978 232 0 232
1979 311 0 311
1980 298 0 298
1981 300 0 300
1982 408 5 403
1983 347 0 347
1984 416 6 410
1985 457 0 457
1986 785 9 776
1987 840 5 835
1988 895 7 888
1989 957 0 957
1990 992 0 992
1991 986 6 980
1992 1,029 11 1,018
1993 1,072 0 1,072
1994 948 0 948
1995 797 5 792
1996 830 0 830
1997 943 0 943
1998 1,181 0 1,181
1999 1,053 0 1,053
2000 1,309 5 1,304
2001 1,384 0 1,384
2002 1,422 6 1,416
2003 1,519 8 1,511
2004 1,588 7 1,581
2005 1,762 7 1,755
2006 1,937 0 1,937
2007 2,139 7 2,132
2008 2,365 7 2,358
2009 2,410 8 2,402
2010 2,874 10 2,864
2011 3,362 7 3,355
2012 3,271 10 3,261
2013 3,419 13 3,406
2014 3,658 19 3,639

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Miles" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 42 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 3,419 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Miles popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Miles" mean? The list below shows the origins of Miles as well as things modernly associated with the name Miles such as celebrities named Miles.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Miles

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

Miles Davis

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

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Miles Guthrie Robbins

Miles was born in 1992.

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Miles Chandler

Miles was born in 1993.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

L is for little, the little things you do.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Your name in reverse order is "Selim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ilmse". 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.

Past life for Miles born Mar 30, 1929

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 Southern India approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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