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Avalon is an upbeat and noble name for girls. It comes from the title of the island where King Arthur went for burial. As of 2021, Avalon is a top 3,000 baby name for girls in America at rank 2,996.

Meaning of the name Avalon:

Welsh: apple, the island of apples

Origin of the name Avalon:

The baby name Avalon comes from the title of the island that is the same. It comes from the Welsh word “afal,” which translates to “apple.” Legends report that King Arthur's men buried him on the island of Avalon. The name became popular throughout Europe because of the stories associated with this famous character.

Symbolism of the name Avalon:

The baby name Avalon has the same meaning as the title of the island. It comes from the Welsh word “afal,” which means “apple.” Most individuals report that apples are a sign of paradise, making them relative to the island.

Style of the name Avalon:

Traditional

Gender of the name Avalon:

Avalon is a refined name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Avalon:

AV-uh-lahn

Number of syllables in the name Avalon:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Avalon:

Avalon feels formal and upper class. It is a powerful and noble baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Avalon:

  • Avalonn
  • Avelon
  • Avelonn

Nicknames for the name Avalon:

  • Ava 
  • Lonnie
  • Lonny
  • Lonny
  • Valo
  • Val

Popularity of the name Avalon:

Avalon is not a top 1,000 baby name on the Social Security Popularity Index. It has no history on the list. As of 2021, Avalon is a top 3,000 option. It is number 2,996 for girls.

Related names for the name Avalon:

Great middle names for Avalon and their meanings:

  • Grace (God's grace)
  • Maris (of the sea)
  • Lenore (light)
  • Rayne (counsel, song)
  • Flora (flower)
  • Iris (rainbow)
  • Mara (bitter)
  • Jean (God is gracious)

Famous people with the name Avalon:

  • Avalon Roberts (healthcare advocate)
  • Avalon Westcott (tattoo artist)
  • Avalon Bookstaver (daughter of Rena Sofer)

Avalons in popular culture:

  • Avalon (character from “Frenemies”)
  • Avalon Harmonia (character from “Bones”)
  • Avalon (character from “Shadows Cast by Stars”)