AVILA
GENDER: Feminine
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". This name is also given in honour of the 16th-century mystic Saint Teresa of Ávila, Ávila being the name of the town in Spain where she was born.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Aveline (English), Avelina (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Evelien, Eveline (Dutch), Eveliina (Finnish), Eveline, Évelyne (French), Aileen, Eibhlín, Eileen (Irish), Evelina, Lina (Italian), Aileen (Scottish), Evelina (Swedish)