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Gender: Female Pronunciation: MY-lee Origin of Miley: Modern invented name Miley's Popularity in 2017: #923

The name Miley is a girl's name of American origin. Miley is ranked #923 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like American Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! Girls version".

From the experts:

One-time overnight success name, thanks to Hannah Montana actress and singer Miley Cyrus, Miley has fallen quickly from her peak of Number 127 in 2008. 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"