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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Averil

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  • A user from Washington, United States says the name Averil is of Celtic origin and means "Hunter".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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International Interest

A rare variant of the 7th century saint's name Everild, from Old English eofor "boar" + hild "battle".

  1. A female given name.

Averil was also found in the following language(s): Manx

Notable Persons Named Averil

Lana Morris was an actress. Her career lasted from 1948 to 1948. Lana was given the name Averil Maureen Anita Morris on March 11th, 1930 in Ruislip. She died on May 28th, 1998.


Averil was born on February 8th, 1940.


Averil Power is a Senator and Seanad √Čireann. Averil was born on July 26th, 1978 in Dublin, Ireland.


Averil Margaret Lysaght was a in the fields of entomology and history of science. Averil was born on April 14th, 1905 in Mokoia. She passed away on August 21st, 1981.


Averil Leimon is an author, executive coach, and psychologist.


Averil Ringheim is a sports team member for the Delaware Dynasty.


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Common last names for Averil

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Fun Facts about the name Averil

  • How Popular is the name Averil? Averil is the 17,378th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Averil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 447 babies born with the first name Averil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Averil 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 Averil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Averil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Averil is Sunday, May 8th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Averil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Averil was in 1915 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Averil: Your name in reverse order is Lireva. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eairvl. How do you pronounce that?

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