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What does Aquila mean?

Aquila Pronunciation of Aquila [aquila] as a boys' 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.

Associated with: eagle, 19th century, ancient (old), roman, constellation (star).


Aquila has 9 variants: Acquila, Acquilino, Acquilla, Akila, Akilino, Akilla, Aquilina, Aquilino and Aquilla.

Related boy name: Acilino.

1 feminine form: Aquilina.

Creative forms:
(male) Aquima, Aquisa, ..

(female) Aquida, Aquiel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aquila Axton (A.A.), ..

How popular is Aquila?

Aquila is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#33993 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Aquila has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aquila name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aquila outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aquila is pronounced similarly to Aquillo and Aquilo. Other recommended names are Abdulla, Abia, Abija, Achill, Adil, Agilan, Aimil, Akil, Akira, Akiva, Alia, Aluin, Aluino, Amil, Anwil, Anwill, Aqmal, Aquil, Aquiles, Aquilles, Atila, Atilo, Attila, Attilia (see Attila), Autha, Avia, Avrill, Axil, Axill, Aymil, Azria, Azuria and Palila. Like Aquila, these names are not frequently used.

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