When Rella E Miles was born on 31 March 1886, in Millsboro, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Miles, was 30 and her mother, Abigail Cox Hupp, was 32. She had at least 2 sons with Addie Lewis Horn. She lived in Morgan Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 January 1959, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Horn Cemetery, West Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.
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 .
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