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What does Averill mean?

Averill Pronunciation of Averill [aver-ill] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Averill) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Averill is "boar battle". From eofor hild with connotations of a ferocious fighter. Industrialist and statesman Averell Harriman.

Associated with: old english, battle (war), fighter (warrior).


Averill has 12 variants: Ave, Averel, Averell, Averil, Averyl, Averyll, Avrel, Avrell, Avrill, Avryll, Haverell and Haverill.

Creative forms:
(male) Arill, Averal, ..

(female) Averal, Averla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Averill August (A.A.), ..

How popular is Averill?

Averill is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#8643 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Averill has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abell, Abriel, Achill, Adriel, Adriell, Aeric, Aerick, Aeriel, Aeriell, Aherin, Aleric, Alerick, Alerio, Alverio, Amarillo, America, Americo, Amerigo, Amerika, Ameriko, Andriel, Anwill, Ariel, Ariell, Avel, Avenall, Aveneil (see Avenall), Aveneill (see Avenall), Avenel, Avenell, Avenil, Avenill (see Avenall), Averet, Averett, Averey, Averi, Averie, Averit, Averitt, Averret, Avery, Aviel, Axell, Axill, Azriel, Cyrill, Darrill (see Darrel), Derell, Derrill, Deryll, Deverell, Everild, Farrill, Ferrill, Gerall, Grevill (see Greville), Jerall, Jerell, Jeroll, Jerrill, Kirill, Kyrill, Merill, Merrill, Morrill, Neill, Nevill, Peverall (see Peverell), Peverell, Sherill, Sherrill, Terell, Terrill, Verill and Verrill. These names tend to be more commonly used than Averill.

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