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Miley name meaning

Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Miley mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Miley

User Submitted Origins

Hawaiian
42%
English
30%
American
28%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Miley is of American origin and means "A beautiful amazing smart girl that anyone is lucky enough to have in their life".
  2. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Miley means "Clever, strong and beautiful".
  3. A submission from Indonesia says the name Miley means "Sweet, clever, strong mother" and is of American origin.
  4. A user from California, U.S. says the name Miley is of Russian origin and means "amazing and cute".
  5. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Miley means "Smart".
  6. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Miley means "A soldier, merciful" and is of Latin origin.
  7. A user from Ohio, U.S. says the name Miley is of English origin and means "Ingenious".
  8. A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Miley means "Gift".
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Wiktionary

Popularised as a female name by American pop singer Miley Ray Cyrus (nicknamed Miley from "smiley").

  1. A female given name
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Miley

Notable Persons Named Miley

Miley Cyrus

She has been prominent since 2003. Miley was given the name Destiny Hope Cyrus by her parent Billy Ray Cyrus on November 23rd, 1992 in Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.

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Maile Flanagan

Maile Flanagan is a film, television, stage, and voice actress. Her career lasted from 1998 to 1998. Maile was given the name Miley Maile Flanagan on May 19th, 1965 in Honolulu.

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Miley Stewart

Miley Stewart is a fictional character. Miley is also known as [[#Hannah Montana.

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Miley Tucker-Frost

Miley was born in 1941.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Miley

Notable Persons With the Last Name Miley

Wade Miley

Wade Miley is a baseball player for the Seattle Mariners. Wade was born on November 13th, 1986 in Hammond, Louisiana.

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Hannah Miley

Hannah was born on August 8th, 1989 in Swindon.

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Mike Miley

Mike Miley was a baseball player. Mike was born on March 30th, 1953 in Yazoo City, Mississippi. He passed away on January 6th, 1977.

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William Maynadier Miley

William Maynadier Miley was a mississippi state university. His military service ended in 1955. William was born on December 26th, 1897 in Fort MacArthur. He died on September 28th, 1997.

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Peggy Miley

Peggy Miley is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1984. Peggy was born on July 5th, 1941 in New York City, New York, United States.

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George H. Miley

George was born in 1933. George is also known as Miley and George Hunter.

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  • Jr. Henry A. Miley

Common last names for Miley

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown

Common first names for Miley

  • John
  • Mary
  • James
  • Robert
  • George
  • Richard
  • Dorothy
  • Charles
  • Margaret
  • Frank
  • Thomas
  • Elizabeth
  • Harry
  • Helen
  • Anna
  • J

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Miley U.S.
  White 81.85% 64.26%
  African American 13.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Miley

People with the last name Miley are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Miley

  • What name lists does Miley rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Miley? Miley is the 2,301st most popular name of all time. As a last name Miley was the 4,797th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Miley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,187 babies born with the first name Miley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miley to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Miley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Miley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miley is Tuesday, August 12th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Miley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miley was in 2008 with a total of 2,649 babies. That's a lot of babies named Miley!
  • Random Miley Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miley ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 38 babies in Mississippi have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Miley: The name spelled backwards is Yelim. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eylmi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Miley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,365 people with the last name Miley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Miley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Miley as their last name.
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