The meaning of Mile is 'dear', 'pleasant', or 'gracious'. Mile is a gender-neutral name, although it is commonly given to boys. Mile originates in the Balkans, in Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, North Macedonia, and Bulgaria. Mile is also a name that is inspired by the Latin name 'Milo', which means 'soldier'. The root word of the name Mile is an Old Slavic element. By far, its most popular variant is Miles, a name known far and wide in the English-speaking world. There was an American Jazz musician named Mile, who was famous from the '40s until the day he died in the early '90s. Other popular people that bear or bore this name include Mile Budak, a Croatian politician; Mile Bogovic, a Croatian Catholic bishop; and Mile Isakovic, a handball player and coach. Mile is a person who is on the shy and quiet side. They are more observant and think before acting.