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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aquila

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Aq"ui*la
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  1. [Zoöl] A genus of eagles.
  2. [Astron] A northern constellation southerly from Lyra and Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle.

Etymology: L., an eagle

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A genus of Accipitridae
  2. The provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
  3. A constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair

Notable Persons Named Aquila

Doctor was given the name Aquila Barlas or Aqila Begum in 1921 in India. She breathed her last breath on March 30th, 2012.

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Aquila was born in Papua New Guinea. He breathed his last breath on February 4th, 2011.

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His military service ended in 1861. Aquila was born on February 20th, 1835 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath on June 5th, 1910.

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Aquila Walsh was an office holder. Aquila was born on May 15th, 1823 in Charlotteville Township, Upper Canada. He left this life on March 6th, 1885.

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Aquila was born in 1859. He breathed his last breath in 1933.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Aquila

Frank J. Aquila is a corporate lawyer. Frank was born on February 3rd, 1957 in New York City.

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His ongoing career started in 2012. Samuel was born on September 24th, 1950 in Burbank, California.

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He passed away in -43.

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He died in 250.

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He breathed his last breath in 1692.

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How popular is the baby name Aquila in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1955 6 6 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 5 5 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 16 16 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 20 20 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 35 29 6
1978 22 17 5
1979 14 14 0
1980 16 16 0
1981 22 16 6
1982 25 25 0
1983 17 17 0
1984 31 31 0
1985 25 25 0
1986 18 18 0
1987 20 15 5
1988 14 14 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 16 16 0
1991 33 33 0
1992 32 32 0
1993 19 19 0
1994 23 23 0
1995 32 27 5
1996 21 21 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 17 17 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 17 11 6
2002 10 10 0
2003 10 5 5
2004 5 5 0
2005 16 10 6
2006 7 0 7
2007 12 12 0
2009 5 5 0
2010 7 7 0
2012 7 7 0
2013 12 6 6
2014 5 5 0
2015 10 10 0
2016 22 12 10
2017 5 0 5

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Popularity of Aquila as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aquila U.S.
  White 84.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aquila

People with the last name Aquila are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Aquila

  • How Popular is the name Aquila? Aquila is the 12,577th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aquila was the 42,378th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aquila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 759 babies born with the first name Aquila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aquila to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aquila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Aquila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aquila is Tuesday, January 6th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Aquila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aquila was in 1991 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Aquila Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aquila is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Aquila: Your name in reverse order is Aliuqa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aqiaul. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aquila? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 512 people with the last name Aquila.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aquila? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aquila as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.