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Well, that last bit of info is pretty obvious if somone spent a little time on the Internet. The island of Avalon also goes by the name of the "Island of Apples", so I'd very much imagine that those two words are related.
-- echo_of_the_past  8/2/2005
It sounds so cool. If you've ever seen the movie Avalon you would call your child that. Because it is such a serene and beautiful place. I definitely hope it's real so I might be able to go there some time. I also hope that king Arthur and his sister Morgaine were real and that many people might read this and find their story. It's interesting to watch. That's why the movie Avalon has touched my heart.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2005
There's a popular Christian band called Avalon.
-- breakofday  12/9/2005
My name is actually Avalon. I love my name because I am into faerie-lore and there are many connections with Avalon and faeries.
-- Anonymous User  12/12/2005
I like this name. I don't know what it is about the name but it sounds pretty. It definitely is not an overused name which is so nice.
-- Anonymous User  4/25/2006
Wow I really love this name. It is SO beautiful - classy and elegant but modern and cute at the same time. Girls only, please!
-- Anonymous User  6/22/2006
Such a beautiful elegant name.
-- Anonymous User  7/13/2006
I have heard that the meaning can also be 'heaven'.
-- Anonymous User  7/27/2006
There is a make of car called Avalon. I believe it's Toyota.
-- Anonymous User  7/27/2006
I don't think Avalon sounds like a girl's name. I would have been great on a boy.
-- thelily  7/30/2006
Such a beautiful and original name. I would only use this for a girl.
-- Anonymous User  8/27/2006
There is a book by Meg Cabot called 'Avalon High'.
-- Surreal  12/12/2006
I have known two Avalons in my life so far. I think it may be gaining in popularity. My cousin named her daughter this (her nickname is Ava) and my best friend's younger sister is named this. Very pretty and unique.
-- Anonymous User  2/20/2007
This is the name of an airport in Australia.
-- Drak  7/9/2007
As much as I love the way the name sounds, it comes off as being a bit cheesy.
-- Maro  10/14/2007
The "Av-a-lahn" is the American English pronunciation, the English usually pronounce it as it's spelt.
-- DontDissMadison  1/18/2008
Avalon is a book.
-- Anonymous User  3/1/2008
I named my daughter Avalon 23 years ago today. It's definitely a girl's name.
-- aanda  3/27/2008
Avalon doesn't really seem like a boy's name, but it's the whole concept of boy and girl names, which isn't very smart. It's a very nice name, one of my favorites.
-- themoongirl  4/3/2008
Despite being the name of a paradise island, this name makes me picture dark, deep, cold waters. It must be because of the Sigur Ros track with the same title.
-- slight night shiver  4/19/2008
Really pretty name. I am considering naming my future child Avalon.
-- katechaos  8/2/2008
This is really a pretty name. I love it!
-- Paris44  8/31/2008
Interesting.
-- GunsnRoses8794  11/21/2008
This is an awesome name! So pretty and yet so strong. I can picture a girl with this name who can stand her ground; someone who walks with a dignity. For all of you named Avalon be proud, because it's such a pretty name and you should be glad to have it!
-- _0TophasNails_1  11/30/2008
This is one of my favorite girl names. I named a character in my book Avalon and have loved it ever since. I just love the way it sounds and looks. And it's rich in meaning. It's a pity there are not more people with this name.
-- shanedeal  3/8/2009
I am proud to have this name, it's elegant and beautiful which people said I am.
-- avalongiselle101  8/17/2009
It's interesting and beautiful.
-- -Julia-  8/17/2009
I was really surprised to find Avalon on BtN. I didn't know anyone had it as a name, as I am used to only hearing it as a name for paradise in Arthurian myth and the Lara Croft series. I love Avalon now. It's really beautiful, interesting and different, and it has this kind of mystique about it. Definitely a memorable name. Avalon is very unusual and dramatic, but not too out-there, and the spelling and pronunciation won't be a problem. It's much better than Heaven as a name, and it makes a pleasant change from Ava and Alison. I would seriously consider Avalon for a daughter.
-- Ailis  2/16/2010
This name comes off incredibly fay and pretentious.
-- nosmartname  3/23/2010
I wish I was named Avalon~ it's so pretty.
-- Akane-Aoi  7/21/2010
"Avalon" is the name of a song and an album by Roxy Music, released in 1982.

Avalon is also the name of a beachside suburb in Sydney, Australia. Avalon Beach is a well-known surfing destination.
-- keepitreal  1/5/2011
I think this name is really cool. It's what I'm going to go by in my rock band.
-- writer371  3/28/2011
Avalon is a city in Catalina Island, California. The name fits the city very well. If you've been to that city then you know.
-- MirandaIrie  5/14/2011
It sounds like a tacky name from a soap opera.
-- Lolth  4/16/2013
I used to really love this name but for some reason I just can't bring myself to use it. It sounds a bit stripper-y I suppose.
-- citylights  8/19/2013
You know what would sound cool as a male/female twin combination? Avalon and Emrys, especially with the opposite meanings (Emrys means immortal).
-- amelissmith  9/18/2013
I actually really like this name- my neighbour is named that (she's a teenager) and I think it's really pretty. I wouldn't personally use Ava as a nickname as it's pronounced differently, but that's just me I think. I believe my neighbour uses Avvy as a nickname, which I don't really like.
I especially like that it's uncommon- no "Avalon M." or "Avalon P.", which is nice! And it's also easy to pronounce, since almost everyone knows the word.
-- starsky12  12/24/2013

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