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Meaning and name origin

Avon \a-von\ as a boy's 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.

For more information, see also the related boy name Glenavon.

Avon is also pronounced similarly to Even, Evin, Evion, Evyn, Ivan, Iven, Ivon and Yvon. Other suggested similar baby names are Adon, Alon, Amon, Aron and Arvon.


Avon is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#65903 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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