Soldier or servant
Dogs named Miles tend to be loving, good-natured, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.
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.
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!
Miles is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!
Miles was, in the past month, the 258th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.
As of March 2024, Miles is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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 125 times, and liked 1 times.
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 Colorado, Virginia and Florida.
And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Miles.
Most popular breeds named Miles:
- Labrador Retriever
- German Shepherd
- Golden Retriever
- Cocker Spaniel
- Yorkshire Terrier
- A dog named Miles appeared in the comic book Farley by Phil Frank.
Miles is found in these categories:
Evokes a playful, adventurous spirit, reminiscent of beloved cartoon character, Tails.
Historically favored, this moniker harks back to Roman mileage markers.
Jazz legend Davis inspired this cool, unconventional canine moniker.
Derived from Greek "milo," meaning soldier or merciful.
Miles suggests a long, leisurely journey, perfect for laid-back pups.