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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 5 0 5
1900 5 0 5
1910 6 0 6
1912 7 0 7
1913 23 0 23
1914 15 0 15
1915 16 0 16
1916 26 0 26
1917 38 0 38
1918 29 0 29
1919 23 0 23
1920 27 0 27
1921 31 0 31
1922 24 0 24
1923 25 0 25
1924 25 0 25
1925 24 0 24
1926 22 0 22
1927 27 0 27
1928 35 0 35
1929 42 0 42
1930 29 0 29
1931 43 0 43
1932 29 0 29
1933 30 0 30
1934 30 0 30
1935 27 0 27
1936 26 0 26
1937 33 0 33
1938 33 0 33
1939 28 0 28
1940 35 0 35
1941 35 0 35
1942 55 0 55
1943 46 0 46
1944 44 0 44
1945 36 0 36
1946 36 0 36
1947 45 0 45
1948 55 0 55
1949 47 0 47
1950 57 0 57
1951 45 0 45
1952 43 0 43
1953 44 0 44
1954 31 0 31
1955 42 0 42
1956 38 0 38
1957 30 0 30
1958 31 0 31
1959 30 0 30
1960 35 0 35
1961 34 0 34
1962 31 0 31
1963 28 0 28
1964 30 0 30
1965 28 0 28
1966 22 0 22
1967 21 0 21
1968 14 0 14
1969 30 0 30
1970 21 0 21
1971 24 0 24
1972 18 0 18
1973 35 0 35
1974 38 0 38
1975 45 0 45
1976 33 0 33
1977 24 0 24
1978 38 0 38
1979 42 0 42
1980 37 0 37
1981 38 0 38
1982 33 0 33
1983 48 0 48
1984 31 0 31
1985 45 0 45
1986 46 0 46
1987 47 0 47
1988 45 0 45
1989 53 0 53
1990 45 0 45
1991 48 0 48
1992 43 0 43
1993 42 0 42
1994 57 0 57
1995 70 0 70
1996 49 0 49
1997 56 0 56
1998 80 0 80
1999 68 0 68
2000 64 0 64
2001 54 0 54
2002 41 0 41
2003 41 0 41
2004 43 0 43
2005 36 0 36
2006 38 0 38
2007 50 0 50
2008 37 0 37
2009 46 0 46
2010 29 0 29
2011 41 0 41
2012 45 0 45
2013 39 0 39
2014 52 0 52

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 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Niles" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1962. Across the entire United States a total of only 31 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Niles popular?

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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 name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for ideals, no higher!

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

Your name in reverse order is "Selin". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nleis". 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 12, 1934

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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