Infographic of Giles name meaning, which is “The bearer of the shield,” from the Latin aegis, a shield, but ultimately from the Greek aigis, a goatskin. In Greek mythology, the aegis was a breastplate used by Zeus.
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Giles Name Popularity

How popular is the name Giles? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 663 18 0.0032%
1914 827 16 0.0023%
1915 1,335 5 0.0006%
1916 1,367 5 0.0005%
1917 805 28 0.0028%
1918 777 35 0.0033%
1919 805 31 0.003%
1920 850 30 0.0027%
1921 945 23 0.002%
1922 758 42 0.0038%
1923 1,015 17 0.0015%
1924 1,297 8 0.0007%
1925 869 27 0.0024%
1926 1,190 11 0.001%
1927 995 19 0.0017%
1928 854 28 0.0026%
1929 943 21 0.002%
1930 1,040 15 0.0014%
1931 814 27 0.0027%
1932 805 28 0.0028%
1933 800 26 0.0028%
1934 1,005 14 0.0014%
1935 755 31 0.0032%
1936 884 19 0.002%
1937 1,021 12 0.0012%
1938 863 21 0.0021%
1939 1,216 6 0.0006%
1940 1,126 10 0.0009%
1941 1,048 11 0.001%
1942 1,248 7 0.0006%
1943 1,212 8 0.0006%
1944 888 20 0.0016%
1945 1,072 10 0.0008%
1946 1,401 5 0.0003%
1947 1,171 12 0.0007%
1948 1,397 6 0.0004%
1949 1,484 5 0.0003%
1950 1,114 12 0.0007%
1951 1,082 14 0.0008%
1952 1,471 5 0.0003%
1953 0 0%
1954 923 27 0.0015%
1955 973 24 0.0013%
1956 1,253 10 0.0005%
1957 1,247 11 0.0006%
1958 1,123 15 0.0008%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 1,514 5 0.0003%
1962 1,104 16 0.0009%
1963 1,516 5 0.0003%
1964 1,427 6 0.0003%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 1,524 5 0.0003%
1968 1,431 6 0.0004%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 2,408 6 0.0004%
1992 0 0%
1993 2,481 5 0.0003%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 2,765 5 0.0003%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 2,451 10 0.0006%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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What names are variants of Giles?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Egide

Small goat

Greek

Egidio

Small goat

Greek

Egidius

Small goat

Greek

Gide

Small goat

Greek

Gil

Bright promise; small goat; joy

Hebrew

Gilles

Small goat; servant of Jesus

Scottish

Gillis

Small goat; son of the bishop's servant; servant of Jesus

Scottish

Gilliss

Small goat; servant of Jesus

Scottish

Gyles

Small goat

Greek

Jiles

Small goat

Greek

Jyles

Small goat

Greek


What names sound like Giles?

If you like how Giles sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Giles.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ghilles

Servant of Jesus

Scottish

Gillies

Servant of Jesus

Scottish

Jules

A variant form of Julius.

French


What names are similar to Giles?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aegeus

Protection

Greek


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