Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic element avi
, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". This name is also given in honour of the 16th-century mystic Saint
Teresa of Ávila, Ávila
being the name of the town in Spain where she was born.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Evelien, Eveline (Dutch), Eveliina (Finnish), Eveline, Évelyne (French), Aileen, Eibhlín, Eileen (Irish), Evelina, Lina (Italian), Aileen (Scottish), Evelina (Swedish) |