Name: Aquila

Origin and Meaning of the Name Aquila

  • Meaning:
    Eagle
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah KWIL ah)
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    Itself (Aquila)
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    Latin for 'eagle', this was the name of the bird that belonged to Zeus who carried the mortal Ganymede to the heavens to serve as Zeus' cup bearer..

    It was used as a cognomen among the Romans. Aquila is also the Latin name for the constellation Eagle and is a place in Mexico.

    In the bible Aquila and his wife, Pricilla, were friends and assistants of Paul.

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