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What does Avalon mean?

Avalon /aval-on/ 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.

Associated with: king (queen)


Kreatif forms:
(female) Avalna, Avalonna, ..

(male) Avalan, Avalor, ..

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Avalon for girls. Avalon was first listed in 2002 and reached its apex rank of #1454 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Avalon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Avalon outside U.S.

Similar Names


Avalon is alike in pronunciation to Avalyn, Avalynn, Aveline, Avelyn, Evaleen, Evalin, Evaline, Evalyn, Evalynn, Evelin, Evelyn, Evilyn and Ivalyn. Other recommended names are Abalene, Abalina, Adalee, Adali, Adalin, Adalina, Adaliz, Adalyn, Adelyn, Adison, Aeron, Affton, Agafon, Ailyn, Aislin, Aislyn, Alison, Allyn, Aloe, Alona, Alyson, Amal, Amala, Amalia, Amalie, Amalina, Amaline, Amalyna (see Amelia), Analee, Analena, Analia, Arlen, Arlyn, Ashlen, Ashlin, Aston, Atalee, Ava, Availia, Avalee, Avana, Avaril, Avelina, Aven, Avlynn, Aylin, Ayslyn, Caron, Cason, Chalon, Fallon, Ivon, Karon, Kason, Manon, Mason, Nanon, Rianon, Season, Shanon, Sharon and Shavon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Avalon.