Benjamin Miles

MaleDecember 1891–

Brief Life History of Benjamin

Benjamin Miles was born in December 1891, in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Benjamin? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Benjamin.

    World Events (3)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 13

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    1908

    Age 17

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1914

    Age 23

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Mile + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or from its other Old French form Miles, a derivative of ancient Germanic Milo, based on the element mil, from mel ‘good, generous’. The Old French oblique case form was Milon (see Milon 1). Compare Millen and Millson .

    English: variant, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, of Myhill , from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Michael . Miles Coverdale, the translator of the Bible, when in Germany, called himself Michael Anglus (‘the Englishman’).

    Irish (Louth and Kilkenny): when not the same as 1 or 2, it is sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolmhuire, see Myles .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.