[ 3 syll. a-vi-la, av-ila ] The baby girl name Avila is pronounced aa-VIY-Laa- or AHVahL-aa- †. Avila's language of origin is Germanic and it is used largely in the English language. The name is of the meaning 'bird, strength, desired'. The name was originally a medieval pet form of Ava or Avis. It has sometimes been bestowed in tribute to Saint Teresa of Ávila (1515-1582), a Doctor of the Church born in the Spanish town of Ávila.
Aveline (pet form) is a variant of Avila.
See also the related form, Ava (German).
Avila is infrequently used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Avila include Abela, Abelo, Abichail, Abihail, Abila, Aboli, Apala, Arbella, Chabeli, Abelia, Abiela, Abiella, Abilia, Avichayil, Evellia, Abla, Afla, Apel, Apple, and Arbelle.
† Pronunciation for Avila: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"