Attila
Origin/Usage
Germanic, Latin
Pronunciation
ə-TIL-ə
Meaning
Small father
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Attila is a very common name in Hungary where it is given as a first name. “Atta” in Gothic means 'father' and the suffix means 'little', giving the meaning to the name. There are a number of versions of the name with the Hungarian version giving emphasis to the first syllable, while the American version gives emphasis to the second syllable. The most famous bearer of the name was “Attila the Hun”, a legendary warrior who almost brought the Roman Empire to its knees before he was slowed down.

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Attila Batky - athlete
Attila Sandor - soccer player

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