Meaning and name origin
Aquila \a-qui-la\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Aquila is "eagle". Despite the feminine -a ending, used in the 19th century as a revival of an ancient Roman name. Aquila is also the name of a constellation.
For more information, see also the related boy name Acilino.
There is 1 feminine form of Aquila: Aquilina.
Aquila is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Aquila for boys. Aquila has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).