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Avner

What does Avner mean?

Avner Pronunciation of Avner [avn-er] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Avner is "father of light". Source form of Abner.

Associated with: light (bright).

Variations

Avner has 6 alternative forms via Abner: Abbey, Abe, Abna, Abnar, Abnor and Ebner.

Creative forms:
(male) Aner, Avnor, ..

(female) Avnerai, Avnere, ..

Middle name pairings:
Avner Lennon (A.L.), ..

How popular is Avner?

Avner is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#96918 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the ranking of Avner and affiliated names. Abner (#1018 from current records) and Abe (#1841) are the prominent alternative forms of Avner (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Avner reached the height of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 0.06%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.01%, 77.4%), with the form Abe going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abe, Abner in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Avner and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abeer, Acer, Adler, Adnet, Adney, Alger, Alter, Ameer, Amer, Ammer, Ander, Anker, Arne, Arnel, Arnet, Arney, Asher, Asser, Ave, Avel, Avenel, Averi, Avery, Aviel, Avrel, Avyel, Aymer, Einer, Iver and Miner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Avner.

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