Miley

First Name
11k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Miley mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Miley

"Miley" is a name of American origin, and it means "Smiley". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Popularised as a female name by American pop singer Miley Ray Cyrus (nicknamed Miley from "smiley").

  1. A female given name
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Miley

She has been prominent since 2003. Miley was given the name Destiny Hope Cyrus by her parent Billy Ray Cyrus on November 23rd, 1992 in Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.

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Maile Flanagan is a film, television, stage, and voice actress. Her career lasted from 1998 to 1998. Maile was given the name Miley Maile Flanagan on May 19th, 1965 in Honolulu.

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Miley Stewart is a fictional character. Miley is also known as [[#Hannah Montana.

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Miley was born in 1941.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Miley

Wade Miley is a baseball player for the Seattle Mariners. Wade was born on November 13th, 1986 in Hammond, Louisiana.

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Hannah was born on August 8th, 1989 in Swindon.

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Mike Miley was a baseball player. Mike was born on March 30th, 1953 in Yazoo City, Mississippi. He passed away on January 6th, 1977.

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William Maynadier Miley was a mississippi state university. His military service ended in 1955. William was born on December 26th, 1897 in Fort MacArthur. He died on September 28th, 1997.

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Peggy Miley is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1984. Peggy was born on July 5th, 1941 in New York City, New York, United States.

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George was born in 1933. George is also known as Miley and George Hunter.

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How popular is the baby name Miley in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 5 5 0
1892 5 5 0
1911 5 5 0
1915 6 0 6
1916 6 0 6
1920 6 6 0
1922 5 0 5
1923 7 0 7
1925 7 7 0
1926 16 10 6
1927 14 5 9
1928 11 5 6
1929 5 0 5
1932 5 0 5
1937 11 5 6
1946 5 5 0
1947 7 0 7
1957 7 0 7
1962 5 5 0
1964 5 5 0
1980 6 6 0
1983 6 6 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 6 6 0
1989 5 5 0
1994 6 6 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 8 8 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 27 27 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 26 26 0
2006 197 197 0
2007 1,233 1,233 0
2008 2,649 2,649 0
2009 1,733 1,733 0
2010 1,440 1,440 0
2011 991 991 0
2012 928 928 0
2013 800 800 0
2014 354 354 0
2015 263 263 0
2016 251 251 0
2017 285 285 0

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Popularity of Miley as a first name

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Popularity of Miley as a last name

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Common last names for Miley

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Lewis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Miley U.S.
  White 81.85% 64.26%
  African American 13.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Miley

People with the last name Miley are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Miley

  • How Popular is the name Miley? Miley is the 2,315th most popular name of all time. As a last name Miley was the 4,797th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Miley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,436 babies born with the first name Miley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miley to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Miley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Miley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miley is Tuesday, August 12th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Miley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miley was in 2008 with a total of 2,649 babies. That's a lot of babies named Miley!
  • Random Miley Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miley ranks 83rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 11 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Miley: Your name in reverse order is Yelim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eimly. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Miley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,365 people with the last name Miley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Miley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Miley as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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