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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Avel

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb A*vel
To pull away.

Etymology: L. avellere


avel was also found in the following language(s): Breton, Ladino, and Romani

Notable Persons Named Avel

Avel was born in 1877. Avel is also known as Yenukidze and Avel. He left this life on October 30th, 1937.


Avel was born on February 13th, 1947 in Portland, Oregon.


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Popularity of Avel as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Avel

  • How Popular is the name Avel? Avel is the 19,129th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Avel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 380 babies born with the first name Avel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Avel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Avel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1932 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Avel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avel is Monday, April 11th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Avel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avel was in 2013 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Avel: Your name in reverse order is Leva. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aelv. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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