MILES
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MIELZ, MIE-əlz   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Germanic name Milo, introduced by the Normans to England in the form Miles. The meaning is not known for certain. It is possibly connected to the Slavic name element milu meaning "gracious". From an early date it was associated with Latin miles "soldier".
Related Names
VARIANTS: Milo, Myles
OTHER LANGUAGES: Milo (Ancient Germanic)
Popularity
United States  ranked #115 
England/Wales  ranked #185