Meaning of Giles
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Giles has the following meaning:
Resembling a young goat.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
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.
The name Giles is pronounced as jile-s
The following names are baby names related to Giles and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Giles: Boys - Anacletus
, Girls - Danfy
, Both genders - Melissa
Popular Variants for the name Giles: Egide
Common nicknames for the name Giles are: Gil
We think the name Giles should fall under the following style category: Catholic
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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
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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.