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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. AV-ə-lien
, AV-ə-leen
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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 [1].
DiminutiveLina
Other Languages & CulturesAva, Avelina, Aveza, Avila(Ancient Germanic) Evelien, Eveline(Dutch) Evelin(Estonian) Eveliina(Finnish) Eveline, Évelyne(French) Ava, Evelin(German) Evelina(Greek) Evelin(Hungarian) Eibhlín, Eileen, Aileen(Irish) Evelina, Lina(Italian) Evelīna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Evelina(Lithuanian) Ewelina(Polish) Aileen(Scottish) Evelina, Evy(Swedish)
Surname DescendantEvelyn(English)

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