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

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whiteandyellowiris Wed 24-Apr-13 20:37:29


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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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!

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

Love it - prefer Myles to Miles tho

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.

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

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

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

I went to primary with a Miles Mitten, cute name

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

Thumbs up!

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

Miles is one of my favorite names.

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

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

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

Love it!

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.

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

Love it - Miles Davis!

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

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

Love it!

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

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

I prefer myles but I do like miles too

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

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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.

fromheretomaternity Thu 25-Apr-13 22:17:27

Like it!

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

Love it, also Piers and Giles.

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.

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

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

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