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- Comments and insights on the name Miley: | Edit
Apparently, Miley Cyrus doesn't like that her name has become trendy:
If you name your kid this, beware that everyone will think that you named her after Miley Cyrus (which you probably did) and the only person you'd ever be able to convince otherwise would probably be your 90-something-year-old grandmother who hasn't made it past her driveway in more than 20 years.
- Personal experiences with the name Miley: | Edit
My husband wanted to name our daughter Miley and for about 6 months i didnt want to because of that one reason: Miley Cyrus. I did like her at one time, but when she put those pictures on the net and started dressing like she did then i completely changed my mind about her. Although, i do still like that song The Climb. Eventually, though, i gave in and let him name her that cause it is a pretty name and he had liked that name ever since he was like 15(he's 31 now). That was my biggest wory about naming her that because people might think i actually named her after her, but people that know me and my husband will know the truth. I also gave her two middle names, Michelle(mine) and Gayle(My mother-in-law), so when she gets older she can use a different name if she wants to.
- Nicknames for Miley: | Edit
My, Miles, Mile, Lee, Mileykins, Smileykins, Smiles, Smiley, Mill
- Meanings and history of the name Miley: | Edit
Miley is an Irish name and was originally written in Gaelic form as O Maolmhauaidh. It is derived from the word Maudh which has dual meaning: "noble" and "big and soft." It was orginally a surname.
Contrary to popular belief it was not created by the Cyrus family.
Other Meanings include: The Hawaiian name Maile (pronounced Miley) means Vine.
- Famous real-life people named Miley: | Edit
Miley Cyrus--Hannah Montana actress/singer (she was named Destiny at birth, but because she was so "smiley," she eventually came to be known as Miley)
- Miley in song, story & screen: | Edit
Miley, a mermaid from season 5 (in 2002) of the t.v show Charmed
Miley Stewart, the main character in the Dinsey Channel t.v show "Hannah Montana"
Global Popularity of the Name Miley
- #127 in United States
- #171 in Canada (Alberta)
- #263 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #294 in Scotland