Soldier or servant





Traits associated with the name Miles:

Dogs named Miles tend to be loving, good-natured, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Miles?

Naming your dog Miles suggests that you have an appreciation for classic American culture, as Miles Davis is one of the most influential jazz musicians of all time. It also suggests that you have a sense of adventure and a love of exploration, as Miles is a common name for travelers.

Is Miles a good dog name?

Miles has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Miles isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Miles is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Miles was, in the past month, the 736th most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Miles is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Miles was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Miles's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Miles is most adored in Montana, Illinois and Wisconsin.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, Utah and Iowa.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Miles.

Most popular breeds named Miles:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Yorkshire Terrier

Famous dogs named Miles:

  • comics icon A dog named Miles appeared in the comic book Farley by Phil Frank.

Miles is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names

Historically favored, this moniker harks back to Roman mileage markers.

cute dog names

Evokes a playful, adventurous spirit, reminiscent of beloved cartoon character, Tails.

hipster dog names

Jazz legend Davis inspired this cool, unconventional canine moniker.

greek dog names

Derived from Greek "milo," meaning soldier or merciful.

calm dog names

Miles suggests a long, leisurely journey, perfect for laid-back pups.

Dog names like Miles:

Soldier, or merciful
Better; a military rank
One who works with stone
Great stream
Descendant of a sea warrior
From The Sea Town
Miles dog name meaning

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