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Meaning of Giles

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Meaning

The name Giles has the following meaning:

Resembling a young goat.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Giles is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Giles in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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Pronunciation

The name Giles is pronounced as jile-s

Origins

Giles originates from the Greek language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Giles and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Giles: Boys - Anacletus, Cletus, Isidore, Linus, Timothy, Girls - Danfy, Delta, Demi, Desdemona, Iris, Karissa, Kira, Petra, Theodora, Theola, Both genders - Melissa

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Giles: Egide, Egidio, Egidius, Gide, Gile, Gilles, Gillis, Gilliss, Gyl, Gyle, Gyles (Greek), Gylles, Gyllis, Gylliss

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Giles are: Gil

Style

We think the name Giles should fall under the following style category: Catholic.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Giles to be: A quiet and stately person

In one word, you might describe Giles as a(n) "quiet" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Giles (or its variants) are:

Herbert Allen Giles, born on 8 December, a famous diplomat. Herbert Allen Giles's background: A British diplomat and sinologist, educated at Charterhouse.

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, born on 9 November, a famous architect. Sir Giles Gilbert Scott's background: Born in 1880. This British architect's father and grandfather were also both noted architects. He is probably best known for his prize-winning design of the new Anglican cathedral in Liverpool, which was begun in 1904, consecrated in 1924 but not completed until 1980s.

Peter A. Giles, born on 17 June, a famous musician. Peter A. Giles's background: A bass player and vocalist who, with his brother Michael Giles and Robert Fripp, formed Giles, Giles and Fripp.
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