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)
(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)
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)
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.