Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Miles m. Latin miles 'soldier, knight'.

Often confused with Milo.

England
Early Modern English
1530 Myles LIWill-III p. 87, Mylis ibid. p. 22, Mylys ibid. p. 20; 1540 Miles StAnthonlin p. 1; 1541 Miles ibid. p. 3; 1543 Miles ibid. p. 4; 1549 Miles ibid. p. 7; 1574 Myles Bar-in-El p. 23; 1578 Myles CAmar-vol1 p. 3; 1589 Miles SaxhamSf p. 4, StAnthonlin p. 33; 1590 Myles DEmar-vol2 p. 20; 1592 Miles SaxhamSf p. 4; 1597 Miles ibid. p. 5
France
Latin
1378 Mileti (gen) hanquetvol1 225, Milletus (nom) ibid. 939
Old French
1301 Miles (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 238
1313 Milet Paris1313 p. 5
Middle French
1418 Milet DdB1418 p. 210; 1423 Milet favier 98; 1438 Milet ibid. 49; 1504 Millet HistHdVParis no. 6
Wales
Early Modern English
1583 Miles RegLlantrithyd p. 33
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Miles". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Miles.