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Gender: F Pronunciation: MY-lee Origin of Miley: Modern invented name

One-time overnight success name, thanks to Hannah Montana actress and singer Miley Cyrus, Miley has now fallen over 700 ranks since 2008. How are the mighty fallen! For Miley Cyrus, Miley was a childhood nickname (because she was so smiley); Destiny is her real name. Miley is a good lesson in avoiding trendy names. Popular opinion of the source can sour leaving a fresh name looking dated.

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Famous People Named Miley

Miley Ray Cyrus, (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), American actress and singer
Miley Justine Simmons (adopted 2007), daughter of rapper Joseph (Rev. Run) and Justine Simmons of TV's "Run's House"
Miley Beau Pearson (b. 2014), daughter of singer Sam Bailey and Craig Pearson

Pop Culture References for the name Miley

Miley Ray Stewart, main character on TV's "Hannah Montana," played by Miley Cyrus
"Miley", song by SWMRS
Miley Windass, character on British soap opera "Coronation Street"