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The name Avila is a girl's name of German origin meaning "desired". Avila and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Love and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".
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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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I had never heard of this name before. I love it. 💞 Xxx
Immediately, my reader brain: Oh! Reyna Avila Ramírez-Arellano!
My daughter is Avila after the MLB catcher, Alex Avila. Cooler than Ava or Alivia/Olivia.
Younger siblings are Iris and Jensen
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.
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