Given Name AVELINE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: AV-ə-lien, av-ə-LEEN  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Norman French form of the Germanic name Avelina, a diminutive of AVILA. The Normans introduced this name to Britain. After the Middle Ages it became rare as an English name, though it persisted in America until the 19th century.
VARIANTS: Eileen, Evelina, Avaline
DIMINUTIVE: Lina
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ava, Avelina, Aveza, Avila (Ancient Germanic), Evelien, Eveline (Dutch), Evelin (Estonian), Eveliina (Finnish), Eveline, Évelyne (French), Ava, Evelin (German), Evelin (Hungarian), Eibhlín, Eileen, Aileen (Irish), Evelina, Lina (Italian), Evelina (Lithuanian), Ewelina (Polish), Aileen (Scottish), Evelina (Swedish)

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Entry updated August 26, 2016