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Boy Name: Miles

Name: Miles
Pronunciation: \m(i)-les\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Mills, Milesio
Variant forms: Milan, Milo, Myles, Mylo
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 519
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 287


Miles \m(i)-les\ as a boy's name is pronounced myls. Possibly (Latin) "soldier", (Old German) "merciful", or variant of Emil (Latin) "eager to please". Historical: the Pilgrim leader, Miles Standish. In modern times, the character Miles O'Brien in the TV series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine". Musician Miles Davis.

Miles has 4 variant forms: Milan, Milo, Myles and Mylo.

Baby names that sound like Miles are Mills and Milesio.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Miles.


Miles is a very popular first name for men (#519 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#287 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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