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67k
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since 1880

Miles

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

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



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188054054
188140040
188244044
188342042
188439039
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190245045
190344044
190445045
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190741041
190844044
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191150050
191293093
19131190119
19141270127
19151860186
19162170217
19172320232
19182450245
19192610261
19202310231
19212320232
19222960296
19232390239
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19272218213
19282200220
19291850185
19301650165
19311680168
19321970197
19331570157
19341540154
19351610161
19361790179
19371470147
19381640164
19391650165
19401510151
19411610161
19421740174
19431540154
19441560156
19451620162
19462020202
19472720272
19482750275
19492860286
19503250325
19513000300
19523060306
19532930293
19543550355
19553180318
19563200320
19573120312
19583270327
19593200320
19603320332
19613230323
19623860386
19633310331
19643160316
19652910291
19662150215
19672030203
19682110211
19692260226
19702310231
19712060206
19722060206
19732070207
19742060206
19752270227
19762015196
19772270227
19782320232
19793110311
19802980298
19813000300
19824085403
19833470347
19844166410
19854570457
19867859776
19878405835
19888957888
19899570957
19909920992
19919866980
19921,029111,018
19931,07201,072
19949480948
19957975792
19968300830
19979430943
19981,18101,181
19991,05301,053
20001,30951,304
20011,38401,384
20021,42261,416
20031,51981,511
20041,58871,581
20051,76271,755
20061,93701,937
20072,13972,132
20082,36572,358
20092,41082,402
20102,874102,864
20113,36273,355
20123,271103,261
20133,419133,406
20143,658193,639

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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Miles" ranks #59 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 94 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 3,271 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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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 impressive, your list of qualities.

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

Your name in reverse order is "Selim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lemis". 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 8, 1994

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

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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