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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Myles

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  1. A male given name, a less common spelling of Miles.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Myles

Myles Garrett is a football player. Myles was born on December 29th, 1995 in Arlington, Texas.

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Myles Kennedy is an alternative metal, blues rock, hard rock, heavy metal music, jazz, and post-grunge musician, songwriter, and former guitar instructor. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most active from 1988 to present. Myles was given the name Myles Richard Bass on November 27th, 1969 in United States.

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Myles Turner is a basketball player for the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association. He has had major accomplishments since 2015. Myles was born on March 24th, 1996 in Bedford, Texas.

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Myles was born on April 20th, 1954 in Grand Bahama. He died on November 9th, 2014.

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Myles Standish is a military person.

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Myles was born on October 31st, 1988 in Hazel Park, Michigan. Myles is also known as The Hammer.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Myles

Sophia Myles is an actress. She has been prominent since 1996. Sophia was born on March 18th, 1980 in London.

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Alannah Myles is a rock music, pop music, and blues singer-songwriter and actor. She was most prominent from 1989 to present. Alannah was given the name Alannah Byles on December 25th, 1958 in Toronto.

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Eve Myles is an actress. She was most active from 1999 to present. Eve was born on July 26th, 1978 in Ystradgynlais, Wales.

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Emma Myles is an actor and actress. She was most active from 2006 to 2006.

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Eileen Myles is a poetry, non-fiction, fiction, and performance writer. Eileen was born on December 9th, 1949 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Nate Myles is a rugby player.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1887 11 0 11
1888 7 0 7
1890 6 0 6
1891 10 0 10
1893 7 0 7
1895 8 0 8
1896 7 0 7
1898 14 0 14
1900 13 0 13
1901 8 0 8
1902 9 0 9
1903 5 0 5
1904 7 0 7
1905 9 0 9
1906 10 0 10
1907 5 0 5
1908 7 0 7
1909 14 0 14
1910 20 0 20
1911 15 0 15
1912 30 0 30
1913 31 0 31
1914 53 0 53
1915 59 0 59
1916 52 0 52
1917 65 0 65
1918 80 0 80
1919 60 0 60
1920 71 0 71
1921 95 0 95
1922 79 0 79
1923 67 0 67
1924 93 0 93
1925 79 0 79
1926 67 0 67
1927 68 0 68
1928 81 0 81
1929 71 0 71
1930 71 0 71
1931 70 0 70
1932 59 0 59
1933 65 0 65
1934 67 0 67
1935 56 0 56
1936 71 0 71
1937 75 0 75
1938 75 0 75
1939 61 0 61
1940 66 0 66
1941 61 0 61
1942 79 0 79
1943 79 0 79
1944 74 0 74
1945 64 0 64
1946 80 0 80
1947 100 0 100
1948 112 0 112
1949 112 0 112
1950 110 0 110
1951 116 0 116
1952 123 0 123
1953 109 0 109
1954 104 0 104
1955 129 0 129
1956 121 0 121
1957 110 0 110
1958 100 0 100
1959 118 0 118
1960 116 0 116
1961 116 0 116
1962 115 0 115
1963 120 0 120
1964 112 0 112
1965 101 0 101
1966 83 0 83
1967 89 0 89
1968 85 0 85
1969 80 0 80
1970 88 0 88
1971 103 0 103
1972 87 0 87
1973 92 0 92
1974 75 0 75
1975 93 0 93
1976 95 0 95
1977 119 0 119
1978 106 0 106
1979 112 0 112
1980 112 0 112
1981 140 0 140
1982 153 0 153
1983 162 0 162
1984 162 0 162
1985 213 0 213
1986 382 0 382
1987 411 0 411
1988 385 0 385
1989 407 0 407
1990 521 0 521
1991 529 0 529
1992 585 0 585
1993 868 8 860
1994 717 5 712
1995 646 8 638
1996 652 0 652
1997 758 6 752
1998 931 0 931
1999 916 0 916
2000 1,049 5 1,044
2001 1,009 7 1,002
2002 970 0 970
2003 1,133 6 1,127
2004 1,083 8 1,075
2005 1,071 7 1,064
2006 1,056 6 1,050
2007 1,139 0 1,139
2008 1,311 5 1,306
2009 1,311 9 1,302
2010 1,360 7 1,353
2011 1,515 7 1,508
2012 1,630 13 1,617
2013 1,643 8 1,635
2014 1,677 10 1,667
2015 1,746 13 1,733
2016 1,708 17 1,691
2017 1,803 11 1,792

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Popularity of Myles as a first name

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Popularity of Myles as a last name

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Common last names for Myles

  • Standish
  • Sweeney
  • Burke
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Walsh
  • Mcdonough
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Oreilly
  • Nelson
  • Reilly

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Myles U.S.
  White 21.61% 64.26%
  African American 72.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.22% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Myles

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

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Fun Facts about the name Myles

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  • How Popular is the name Myles? Myles is the 1,157th most popular name of all time. As a last name Myles was the 2,591st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Myles have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,881 babies born with the first name Myles in the United States. That's more than enough people named Myles to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Myles? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Myles first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Myles is Monday, December 30th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Myles born? The highest recorded use of the first name Myles was in 2017 with a total of 1,792 babies. That's a lot of babies named Myles!
  • Random Myles Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Myles ranks 107th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 14 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Myles: Your name in reverse order is Selym. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Slyem. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Myles? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,898 people with the last name Myles.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Myles? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Myles as their last name.

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