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Miles Meaning


What does Miles mean?

The name Miles is of German origin.

The meaning of Miles is "merciful".

Miles is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mi-les.

The Given Name Miles

The name Miles, has a wonderfully attractive quality.

A wonderfully classic name.

Miles is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Miles Davis, Miles Gerard, and Miles Jupp.

Miles Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 98 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,964 occurrences. It ranked 5,900 in baby name popularity for girls with 21 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 110 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,621 occurrences. It ranked 8,121 in baby name popularity for girls with 14 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Miles has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Miles Name Popularity Page.

Miles Related Names

The name Milo is a form of Miles.

Famous Miless

  • Miles Davis ~ Jazz Musician
  • Miles Gerard ~ Saint
  • Miles Jupp ~ Actor

Miles Numerology

What will your new littleMiles be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Miles Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Miles in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Miles.

Just for fun, see the name Miles in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Miles in Nautical Flags page.