Miles Davis (Trumpeter) was born on May 25, 1926 in Alton, IL. Miles Davis died on September 28, 1991 in Santa Monica, CA at age of 65 in Santa Monica, CA due to Pneumonia. Miles Davis's horoscope sun sign is Gemini
and Chinese zodiac sign is Tiger
. Miles Davis was famous for Jazz trumpeter
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Miles Davis"s nationality is American.
Meanings of Name Miles
The name Miles was originated from Germanic. It is used as a male name. The name Miles is of the meaning of Uncertain, perhaps peaceful. The name Miles is used in English speaking countries. Brought to England with the Norman conquest, maybe via the French form Milon, Miles is of uncertain derivation.
It might be derived from Milon, French form Milo, which is possibly of Germanic origin or from a Greek and Roman personal name.
The Latin form of the name in the Middle Ages was Milo. It may also be a greatly altered pet form of Michael, which came to be associated witht he Latin word 'miles' (soldier) because of the military attributes of the archangel Michael.
There is a common Slavic element 'mil' (grave, favor), with which it may possibly have some connection.
In Ireland, Miles has been used to Anglicize such names as Maeleachlainn (Malachy), Maolmhuire, Maolmordha..
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