Vila name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Vila mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Vila

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Croatia says the name Vila means "Vila is a female name that is a domestic folk creation derived from the noun vila(a fairy), the one that is a blessed being" and is of Croatian origin.
  2. A user from Singapore says the name Vila means "Born to make people happy".
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  1. Capital of Vanuatu

Borrowing from Serbo-Croatian víla and Slovene vila.

  1. (mythology) A type of fairy or nymph in Slavic mythology.

vila was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Czech, Old Portuguese, Old Provençal, Portuguese, Romansch, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Swedish, and Venetian

Notable Persons Named Vila

Notable Persons Named Vila

Vila Restal

Vila Restal is a fictional character.

Vila Matautia

Vila was born on August 31st, 1969.

Vila Halafihi

Vila was born in 1994 in Leeds.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vila

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vila

Bob Vila

Bob was given the name Robert Joseph Vila on June 20th, 1946 in Miami.


Bebe is a latin pop musician. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Bebe was given the name María Nieves Rebolledo Vila on May 9th, 1978.

Dídac Vilà

Dídac Vilà is a soccer player for the AEK Athens F.C., CE Mataró, RCD Espanyol, RCD Espanyol B, A.C. Milan, Real Betis, SD Eibar, Spain national under-19 football team, Spain national under-20 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. Dídac was born on June 9th, 1989 in Mataró, Spain. Dídac is also known as Dídac.

Aníbal Salvador Acevedo Vilá

Aníbal Salvador Acevedo Vilá is an At-Large Member Puerto Rico House of Representatives, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, and At-Large MemberPuerto Rico House of Representatives. His career lasted from 2005 to 2009. Aníbal was born on February 13th, 1962 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

José María Vargas Vila

José María Vargas Vila was a novelist, journalist, publisher, political activist, and short story writer. José was born on June 23rd, 1860 in Bogotá. He breathed his last breath on May 23rd, 1933.

O.S.B. Sister Teresa Forcades i Vila

O.S.B. Sister Teresa Forcades i Vila is an order of saint benedict, nun, and benedictinenun. O.S.B. was born in 1966 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

  • Martinho da Vila
  • Patxi Vila
  • Marian Vayreda i Vila
  • Emilio Vila
  • Roland Vila

Common last names for Vila

  • Smith
  • Williams

Common first names for Vila

  • Jose
  • Maria
  • Luis
  • Manuel
  • Ramon
  • Joseph
  • Antonio
  • Carlos
  • John
  • Roberto
  • Joaquin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vila U.S.
  White 22.21% 64.26%
  African American 0.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.17% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 70.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vila

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Vila

  • How Popular is the name Vila? Vila is the 16,328th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vila was the 10,615th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 526 babies born with the first name Vila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vila to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vila is Thursday, December 7th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Vila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vila was in 1926 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Vila Factoid: According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vila is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1934.
  • Weird things about the name Vila: The name spelled backwards is Aliv. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ilav. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vila? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,016 people with the last name Vila.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vila? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Vila as their last name.
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