Gender: Female Meaning of Avila: "desired" Origin of Avila: German

Avila Origin and Meaning

The name Avila is a girl's name of German origin meaning "desired".

A name that may be related to the French Aveline and may also be connected to the Spanish town Avila, birthplace of St. Teresa. An unusual member of the fashionable Ava and Evelyn crowd.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


I had never heard of this name before. I love it. 💞 Xxx

Chae-Eun Says:


Immediately, my reader brain: Oh! Reyna Avila Ramírez-Arellano!

ItzAshh Says:


My daughter is Avila after the MLB catcher, Alex Avila. Cooler than Ava or Alivia/Olivia.

Younger siblings are Iris and Jensen

Sunny Says:


This is one of my two favorite names, along with Nalani. They both have beautiful meanings and a nice sound. The Spanish way to pronounce this name is a-VEEL-a.