Avalon

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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
325
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Avalon

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Avalon is of English origin and means "Avalon is the town of which the legend of King Arthur and Merlin took place.".
  • A user from says the name Avalon is of English origin and means "Flower".

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  1. (Arthurian legend) An island, represented as an earthly paradise in the western seas, to which King Arthur and other heroes were carried at death.

Avalon was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Avalon

Avalon Biddle is an athlete for the Honda. Avalon was born on September 21st, 1992 in Auckland.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Avalon

Frankie Avalon is a singer, actor, and singing. He was most prominent from 1951 to 1951. Frankie was given the name Francis Thomas Avallone on September 18th, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mickey Avalon is a hip hop music musician. He has been prominent since 2004. Mickey was given the name Yeshe Perl on December 3rd, 1975. Mickey is also known as Mickey Avalon.

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Whitney Avalon is an actress, writer, online producer, internet personality, singer, rapper, internet celebrity, singing, and rapping. Whitney was given the name Whitney Sara Cohen in 8.

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Peter was born in 1989 in Rancho Cucamonga. Peter is also known as Fernum and Norv.

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The Lord Hood of Avalon is a military person. His military service ended in 1889.

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How popular is the baby name Avalon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 5 5 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 8 8 0
1918 9 9 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 43 43 0
1922 23 23 0
1923 22 22 0
1924 19 19 0
1925 13 13 0
1926 18 18 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 14 14 0
1929 20 20 0
1930 16 16 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 19 19 0
1933 7 7 0
1934 9 9 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 10 10 0
1937 17 17 0
1938 12 12 0
1939 20 20 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 5 5 0
1942 7 7 0
1944 5 5 0
1947 7 7 0
1949 5 5 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 7 7 0
1956 9 9 0
1957 9 9 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 5 5 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 14 14 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 27 27 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 21 21 0
1990 22 16 6
1991 39 39 0
1992 51 45 6
1993 43 43 0
1994 58 58 0
1995 44 44 0
1996 53 53 0
1997 56 56 0
1998 47 47 0
1999 64 64 0
2000 69 64 5
2001 82 82 0
2002 95 95 0
2003 97 97 0
2004 105 105 0
2005 98 98 0
2006 135 135 0
2007 131 131 0
2008 132 132 0
2009 146 146 0
2010 126 126 0
2011 119 119 0
2012 104 104 0
2013 140 134 6
2014 157 157 0
2015 158 151 7
2016 153 153 0
2017 131 131 0

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Popularity of Avalon as a first name

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Popularity of Avalon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Avalon U.S.
  White 73.54% 64.26%
  African American 2.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 18.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Avalon

People with the last name Avalon are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Avalon

  • How Popular is the name Avalon? Avalon is the 5,005th most popular name of all time. As a last name Avalon was the 61,745th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Avalon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,213 babies born with the first name Avalon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Avalon to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Avalon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Avalon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avalon is Wednesday, February 1st, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Avalon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avalon was in 2014 with a total of 157 babies.
  • Random Avalon Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Avalon is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Avalon: Your name in reverse order is Nolava. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oalanv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Avalon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 325 people with the last name Avalon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Avalon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Avalon as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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