AVIS
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: AY-vis   [key]
Meaning & History
Probably a Latinized form of the Germanic name Aveza, which was derived from the element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". The Normans introduced this name to England and it became moderately common during the Middle Ages, at which time it was associated with Latin avis "bird".
Related Names
VARIANT: Avice
OTHER LANGUAGES: Aveza (Ancient Germanic)
Popularity
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