A great distance.
A male given name from the Germanic languages.
Clad in doublet and hose, and boots of Cordovan leather, / Strode, with a martial air, Miles Standish the Puritan Captain.
A patronymic surname, also derived from a Middle English form of Michael.
Etymology: From given name Milo, of problematic origin, possibly from an unknown element, or a short form of names beginning with mil- "grace, favor". The English form is associated by folk etymology with Latin miles.
Miles is a small town in Queensland, Australia. At the 2006 census, Miles had a population of 1,164. The town is situated on the Warrego Highway, 340 kilometres west of Brisbane, the state capital. Formerly known as Dogwood Crossing, the town is situated on Dogwood Creek, named by German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt in 1844. The town was renamed Miles in honour of the Queensland Colonial Secretary, William Miles.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Miles is ranked #368 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Miles surname appeared 84,942 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 29 would have the surname Miles.
61.3% or 52,095 total occurrences were White.
32.3% or 27,479 total occurrences were Black.
2.6% or 2,217 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2.4% or 2,073 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.7% or 663 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.4% or 416 total occurrences were Asian.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'miles' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1066
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'miles' in Written Corpus Frequency: #947
The numerical value of miles in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of miles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
I do think there’s a very big difference between a car traveling at 80 miles an hour or 70 miles an hour in a freeway and a robot traveling at max speed four miles an hour on the sidewalk.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep.But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleepAnd miles to go before I sleep.
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still
To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be.
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- मील की दूरी परHindi
- milia passuumLatin
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