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

(33 Posts)


Mamuss Wed 24-Apr-13 20:38:07

Lovely, I also like Myles

i like it but worry if it sounds a bit posh boy

Wouldntyouliketoknow Thu 25-Apr-13 21:48:51

I like it! Prefer Miles to Myles. Don't think it sounds posh!

Theironfistofarkus Thu 25-Apr-13 21:51:23

Really like it.

elQuintoConyo Thu 25-Apr-13 22:03:22

Love it.
I have a cousin called Miles Beer - great combination! <totally outs self>

I really like it, I work with one, good solid name.

Still18atheart Thu 25-Apr-13 22:12:44

Its a bit too foppish for my tastes

Tobagostreet Thu 25-Apr-13 22:13:37

Love it - reminds me of the dishy one from 'This Life'.

pigletpower Thu 25-Apr-13 22:13:39

My son is called Dexter Miles and I would have been happy with Miles as a first name.I also liked Piers and Giles.

BuntyPenfold Thu 25-Apr-13 22:15:09

Love it, also Piers and Giles.

Like it!

hellokitty124 Thu 25-Apr-13 22:20:02

In the UK/US, where distance is measured in miles, it would be like naming your child Kilometres grin. Don't like it as a name, sorry.

Giles works better as a name imo.

FlightyAphrodite Thu 25-Apr-13 22:24:58

Love it.

Wishfulmakeupping Thu 25-Apr-13 22:25:51

I prefer myles but I do like miles too

Smudging Thu 25-Apr-13 22:26:58

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BuggedByJake Thu 25-Apr-13 22:28:49

Love it!

june2013 Thu 25-Apr-13 22:31:51

Love it - Miles Davis!


Don't think it would be confused with miles / kilometres!

thegreylady Thu 25-Apr-13 22:33:59

Great name and prefer Miles spelt like that the other looks made up.
Guy is nice too.

thermalsinapril Thu 25-Apr-13 23:13:22

Love it!

OkayHazel Thu 25-Apr-13 23:50:31

I know a massive Geordie Shore type called Miles - not posh at all! I love it!

SconeRhymesWithGone Thu 25-Apr-13 23:57:10

Miles is one of my favorite names.

littleginger Fri 26-Apr-13 00:09:56

Thumbs up!

YonicTheHedgehog Fri 26-Apr-13 00:14:33

I went to primary with a Miles Mitten, cute name

Jemimapuddleduk Fri 26-Apr-13 00:50:19

Love it. Prefer it spelt Miles. Lovely nickname potential of Milo or Miley when little.

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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