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What does Avon mean?

Avon Pronunciation of Avon [avon] as a boys' name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Avon is "river". In Welsh, "afon"; in Gaelic "abhainn". The name of several rivers in England. Use as a given name may have been influenced by its similarity to the popular Evan.

Related boy name: Glenavon.

Associated with: gaelic, england, popular (famous).

Variations

Avon has 14 related forms via Evan: Euan, Euen, Ev, Eva, Evann, Evans, Even, Evin, Evo, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen, Owen and Van.

Creative forms:
(male) Avonne, Avson, ..

(female) Avna, Avoni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Avon Elon (A.E.), ..

How popular is Avon?

Avon is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#46426 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Avon for boys. Avon entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #1519 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Owen (#36 in 2015), Evan (#67), Van (#826), Ewan (#1284), Evin (#1947), Evans, Euan and Eva are the popular variation forms of Avon. These relations of Avon were favored as baby names in 2010 (average #1277) and are almost as common today (#1351, 13.2%), but with the form Evans becoming somewhat outmoded. Evan has generally been preferred by parents, though Owen is now the preferred form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Avon, Eva, Evan, Evans, Evin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ewan, Owen, Van in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Owen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Avon is pronounced similarly to Evian, Evion, Ivan, Ivann, Iven, Ivon and Yvon. Other suggested similar names are Aaron, Abo, Adan, Aden, Adin, Ado, Adom, Adon, Aeson, Ahron, Aimon, Alan, Aldon, Allon, Aloin, Aloj, Alon, Alun, Alvin, Alyn, Aman, Amin, Amnon, Amon, Amor, Amos, Amyn, Anson, Aran, Ardon, Arion, Armon, Arn, Aron, Arron, Arun, Arvin, Arvon, Aryon, Aston, Ave, Avia, Aymon, Ayron, Bron, Con, Ekon, Eon, Eron, Evron, Jevon, Jon, Jovon, Kevon, Leon, Levon, Lion, Lon, Nevon, Odon, Oron, Ryon, Sion, Tavon, Tevon, Ton, Von and Zivon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Avon.

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