Dutch, diminutive of Bartholomeus
"son of the earth"

Mies Origin and Meaning

The name Mies is a boy's name of Dutch origin meaning "son of the earth".

Apt choice for an architect's child, honoring German-born Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a central figure in modern design, and universally referred to as Mies.

Famous People Named Mies

  • (Maria Ludwig Michael) Mies van der RoheGerman,American architect

Mies in Pop Culture

  • Mies means 'man' in Finnish.