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What does Avon mean?

Avon Pronunciation of 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.

SEE ALSO Glenavon


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, england, popular (famous)


RELATED FORMS VIA EVAN Euan, Euen, Ev, Eva, Evann, Evans, Even, Evin, Evo, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen, Owen, Van



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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)

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, 2018)

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?

Owen (#25 IN 2018), Evan (#86), Van (#827), Ewan (#1603), Euan, Eva, Evans and Evin 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 (#1393, 19.3%), 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-sounding 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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