Attila - Meaning of Attila

What does Attila mean?

[ 3 syll. at-ti-la, att-ila ] The baby boy name Attila is pronounced ah-TIHL-ah in English †. Attila's origin is Gothic, and its use, Hungarian. Attila's meaning is 'little father'. It is derived from the element atta with the meaning 'father'. The name was borne by Attila the Hun (406-453), who invaded Europe and was much feared for his cruelty. The Huns lived in a region which included the present-day Hungary.

Attila has 12 variations that are used in English and foreign languages. English variations include Atalik, Atila, Atilio, Atilla, Atilo, Atiya, Attal, Attileo, Attilia, Attilio, and Attyla. Atilano (Spanish) is a variation of Attila that is used in foreign languages.

See also the related categories, feared (terror), europe (continental), hun, gothic, and hungarian.

Attila is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Attila include Attyla, Adalia (English), and Ayatollah (Arabic).

† Pronunciation for Attila: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"

A famous person named Attila is Attila the Hun, Military Leader, born 406 - 453, Pannonia.

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