Note In Turkish this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as ATTİLA in uppercase and attila in lowercase.
Meaning & History
Possibly means "little father" from Gothic atta "father" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 5th-century leader of the Huns, a nomadic people from Central Asia who had expanded into Eastern Europe by the 4th century. Attila was the name given to him by his Gothic-speaking subjects in Eastern Europe; his real name may have been Avithohol.
Depiction of Attila the Hun by Mór Than (1870)
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Entry updated April 25, 2021