what do you think to the name miles for a boy?

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Shellywelly1973 Fri 26-Apr-13 01:00:07

I have a Myles...old family name. My grandad & cousin were also Myles'.

I decided to use the y instead of i as that is the was my grandad's name was spelt.

shelli135 Fri 26-Apr-13 10:10:04

Love it - prefer Myles to Miles tho

elQuintoConyo Fri 26-Apr-13 10:12:04

Miles Mitten that's just adorable! I once taught a boy called Nathan Hug - he was so sweet, you really did want to hug him!

DribbleWiper Fri 26-Apr-13 12:34:10

Latin for soldier. Don't think it's particularly posh these days. Met plenty of non-posh Mileses.

night1971 Fri 26-Apr-13 12:58:17

Lovely name, masculine and straightforward. Very rarely heard but known.

fussychica Fri 26-Apr-13 14:35:36

Have a nephew Miles - he's clever and quite cool.

dontwanttobefatandforty Fri 26-Apr-13 14:59:42

I don't like it, sounds posh to me, along the lines of Tarquin.

BrieMonster Sat 27-Apr-13 21:19:47

Love it, really and truly. But DP thinks it's posh too so it's a no go for us. I don't get that sense at all but obviously lots of people do.

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