Name: Avon

Origin and Meaning of the Name Avon

  • Meaning:
    River
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (AY vawn); (A vawn)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Avon)
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Miscellaneous Info for Avon

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Place name deriving from a Celtic name for "river". By comparison the Welsh word "Afon" and the Gaelic "abhainn". This is a masculine name, but has been given to females. Also a very well known brand of make up and personal items sold in the US.

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