Origin:Latin
Popularity:88
Meaning:Soldier; Merciful; Servant of Jesus
This dashing, English form of Milo has became an American standard, thanks to legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis whose larger-than-life presence infused music with improvisational genius. Going back even further though, Captain Myles Standish was an English military officer who sailed to New England on the Mayflower with the Pilgrims. But, if you’re in need of more modern connotations, Miles is having a resurgence due to gamers all over the world celebrating the beloved character in Marvel’s Spider-man Miles Morales video game. Miles is a name celebrating diversity and making its way through history, and with such a legacy, baby will, too!

Famous People Named Miles

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Miles Austin
    Football Player
  • Miles Brown
    TV Actor
  • Miles Davis
    Musician, Trumpet Player
  • Miles Kane
    Guitarist
  • Miles Teller
    Actor
  • Vera Miles
    Actress

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Source: Social Security Administration

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