If the Disney channel raised you, you probably have a strong opinion about this beautiful gender-neutral name of Gaelic origin. Derived from the Irish surname Ó Maolmhuaidh, Miley most commonly translates to "proud chief." Miley is also the name of the outrageously famous singer and songwriter Miley Cyrus. But of course, you met her first on the American sitcom Hannah Montana as a teenage girl living a double life as a pop singer. Although it wasn't the name given at birth, Miley was known for being super smiley on set, and the clever nickname quickly stuck. Whether you're a fan or not, baby can still have the incredible reminder to be a powerful rolemodel for many. There are also some adorable variations to this one, such as Milee, Mileigh, and Mylee.
Miley Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Miley is currently #1416 on The Bump
Boy:Miley is currently #1020 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Miley is currently #769 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Miley is currently #1339 in U.S. births
Boy:Miley is currently #8337 in U.S. births
Girl:Miley is currently #1363 in U.S. births
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House of Names, Miley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Ancestry, Miley Family History
Ancestry, Molloy Family History
Behind the Name Ó Maolmhuaidh, June 2023
Behind the Name, Miley, October 2012
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