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Attila meaning and name origin
Attila \a-tti-la\ as a boy's name is of Hungarian origin, and the meaning of Attila is "father-like". Also possibly from the Latin family name Attilius. Attila the Hun was the king of the Huns whose cruel invasions of the Balkans and Gaul helped hasten the end of the Roman Empire. He was also known as "the scourge of God".
Attila has 5 variant forms: Atila, Atilano, Atilo, Attilia and Attilio.
For more information, see also the related name Atli.
Baby names that sound like Attila are Adil, Athol, Atholl, Attley, Attlee, Atlea and Atwell.
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Popularity of Attila
Attila is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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