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Gender Feminine
Scripts Εβελινα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. eh-veh-LEE-na(Italian, Swedish)
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Meaning & History

Latinate form of AVELINE. It was revived by the author Fanny Burney for the heroine of her first novel 'Evelina' (1778). It is often regarded as a variant of the related name EVELYN or an elaboration of EVE.
VariantsAvaline, Aveline(English)
DiminutivesLina(English) Lina(Italian) Evy(Swedish)
Other Languages & CulturesAva, Avelina, Aveza, Avila(Ancient Germanic) Evelien, Eveline(Dutch) Evelin(Estonian) Eveliina(Finnish) Évelyne, Eveline(French) Ava, Evelin(German) Evelin(Hungarian) Aileen, Eibhlín, Eileen(Irish) Evelīna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Ewelina(Polish) Aileen(Scottish)
Same SpellingEvelīna
User SubmissionEvelína

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