Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. AY-vis  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Probably a Latinized form of the Germanic name Aveza, which was derived from the element awi, of unknown meaning. 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

Other Languages & CulturesAva(German) Ava, Aveza, Avila, Avelina(Germanic) Eibhlín(Irish) Èibhlin(Scottish Gaelic)


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Entry updated December 7, 2022