What does Avalon mean?
Avalon /aval-on/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced AV-a-lahn. It is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Avalon is "island of apples". Celtic mythology: Avalon is an island paradise. In Arthurian legend, it is the island where King Arthur took refuge after his final defeat, and whence he will reappear.
VariationsKreatif forms: Avalonae, Avalonau, Avaron. [more]
How popular is Avalon?
Avalon is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#66878 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Avalon for girls. Avalon has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)