Avila is the name of a city in Spain (spelled Ávila). The origin of the name is unknown; it may have been originally named as Abula. Avila may also be derived from Germanic avi, of unknown meaning though possibly meaning “desired” or “wished for”. Ávila is also a surname, a locational name for someone who came from the city of Ávila.

Origin: Ancient Germanic



  • Avelina (Latinized Ancient Germanic)
  • Aveline (English)
  • Ava (Ancient Germanic, German)


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