Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. OW-loos  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly from Latin avulus meaning "little grandfather", though it could be from the Etruscan name Aule, which was possibly derived from avils meaning "years". This was a Roman praenomen, or given name. Folk etymology connects it to Latin aula meaning "palace".


Entry updated November 16, 2019