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Gender: surname
Meaning: from Aguilas in Spain, eagle's nest
Related Names: Aguilar, Aguila, Aquilar

Length: 8 Gender: {{#if surname



Rank in 2000s: 0 0

Name: aguilera Origin: Spanish,, Meaning (no case): from aguilas in spain, eagle's nest



The surname Aguilera, which is of Spanish origin, was originally given to a family who lived near an eagle's nest.[1] Over time, villages in Spain were given the name Aguilera and the surname was bestowed upon people who lived in or near a placed called Aguilera. The most common origin for people with this surname is in the province of Soria.[1]

The name Aguilera comes from the Latin aquilaria, meaning "place of the eagles."[1] The Spanish word for "eagle" is águila.


According to, the surname Aguilera is number 1,802 on the list of the most common surnames in the United States.[1]


The pop singer Christina Aguilera is sometimes known by the name Xtina. The letter X has long been used as an abbreviation for Christ, as in X-mas. the shortening of Christ to X comes from the Greek spelling, which begins with the letter "chi," which is represented as an X.[1]



  • Aaron Aguilera: wrestler (born February 28, 1977)
  • Carolina Garcia-Aguilera: writer
  • Christina María Aguilera: singer (born December 18, 1980)
  • Diego Marín Aguilera: inventor (born 1757)
  • Edward Aguilera: singer (born December 17, 1976)
  • Jaime Roldós Aguilera: former president of Ecuador (November 5, 1940)
  • Juan Miguel Aguilera: writer (born 1960)
  • Julio Aguilera: painter, sculpter (born July 28, 1961)
  • Rick Aguilera: baseball player (born 1961)
  • Ventura Ruiz Aguilera: poet (born 1820)

Author: Sarena Ulibarri


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Gender surname  +
Length 8  +
Meaning from Aguilas in Spain, eagle's nest  +
Meaningnc from aguilas in spain, eagle's nest  +
Name aguilera  +
Origin Spanish  +
Popularity 0  +
Rank in 2000s 0  +
Related Aguilar  +, Aguila  +, and Aquilar  +
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