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Popularity
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Niles

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Son of Neil
  • #4249 All Time
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How popular is the name "Niles" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
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1910606
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193626026
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193833033
193928028
194035035
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200837037
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201029029
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Want to know about the populiarty of Niles? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,836 babies born with the name Niles in the United States. That's more than enough Niles to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Niles" was in 1998 with a total of 80 babies.

According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Niles" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1950. Across the entire United States a total of only 57 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Niles

The name "Niles" is of English origin, and it means "Son of Neil". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for elate, you make others happy.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Your name in reverse order is "Selin". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lensi". 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 Niles born Aug 20, 1923

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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