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Avon 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 name Glenavon. Baby names that sound like Avon are Evon, Ivon and Yvon. Other similar baby names are Aron, Adon, Alon, Amon and Arvon.
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Popularity of Avon
Avon is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#65903 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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