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Aella is an unconventional, exceedingly rare name, but still manages to be utterly captivating, as it evokes a sense of dignity and strength with it's roots in Ancient Greek Mythology and intimidating meaning.
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The name Aella means “whirlwind” in Greek. Aella was one of Hippolyte's Amazons in Greek mythology. She was the first to attack Heracles when he came for Hippolyte's girdle. Unfortunately, Heracles was wearing the Nemean Lion skin from his first labor, making him invulnerable. Aella could not kill Heracles; thus, she was killed instead.
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Aella (also known as Ælla) was King of Northumbria, England in the middle of the 9th century.
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