• <100 Wiles
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Wiles

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  1. A surname​. A patronymic form of Wile.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wiles

Calvin Harris is a dj, record producer, singer, songwriter, and remixer. Calvin was given the name Adam Richard Wiles on January 17th, 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland, UK.


Sir Andrew Wiles is a scientist. Andrew was given the name Andrew John Wiles on April 11th, 1953 in Cambridge, England.


Jason Wiles is an actor. Jason was given the name Jason Austin Wiles on April 25th, 1970 in Kansas City, Missouri.


Michael Shamus Wiles is a leading person. Michael was born on October 27th, 1955.


Mary Kate Wiles is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 2007 to present. Mary was born on March 28th, 1987 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S.


Terry Wiles is an important human. Terry was born on January 12th, 1962.


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Popularity of Wiles as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wiles U.S.
  White 89.97% 64.26%
  African American 5.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wiles

People with the last name Wiles are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Wiles

  • How Popular is the name Wiles? As a last name Wiles was the 2,754th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wiles first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wiles is Wednesday, December 22nd, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Wiles? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wiles. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wiles: Your name in reverse order is Seliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wiesl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wiles? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,105 people with the last name Wiles.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wiles? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Wiles as their last name.

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What does the name Wiles mean?

Wis for wisdom, you acquire with age.

Iis for impartial, a great arbiter

Lis for listen, one of your best traits.

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Sis for special, you are, you know!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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