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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Avon

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  1. A county in southwestern England
  2. A river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn
  3. A river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn
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  1. A surname​.
  2. Any of several rivers in Britain.
  3. A former county of England in existence from 1974 to 1996 and created from Bristol, southern Gloucestershire and northern Somerset. Then bordering Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset. It was replaced by the unitary authorities of Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset
  4. A town in Alabama
  5. A town in Colorado
  6. A town in Connecticut
  7. A village in Illinois
  8. A town in Indiana
  9. A town in Maine
  10. A town in Massachusetts
  11. A city in Minnesota
  12. A census-designated place in Montana
  13. A town and village in New York
  14. A census-designated placein North Carolina
  15. A city in Ohio
  16. A census-designated placein Pennsylvania
  17. A city in South Dakota
  18. A census-designated placein Utah
  19. A town in Wisconsin

Notable Persons Named Avon

Avon Barksdale is a prisoner/former drug kingpin/philanthropist and philanthropy.

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His career lasted from 1935 to 1984. Avon was born on June 18th, 1910 in Baltimore. He left this life on February 15th, 1984.

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Avon Cobourne is a football player. Avon was born on March 6th, 1979 in Camden, New Jersey.

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Avon was born in 1939.

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Avon Riley is an athlete for the History of the Houston Oilers and Pittsburgh Steelers. He was most prominent from 1981 to 1987. Avon was born on February 10th, 1958 in Savannah, Georgia.

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Avon was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia. He passed away in 1909.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Avon

His military service ended in 1918. The was given the name Robert Anthony Eden on June 12th, 1897 in County Durham, England. The is also known as 1st Earl of Avon. He left this life on January 14th, 1977.

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The Dowager Countess of Avon is a Spouse of the Prime Ministerof the United Kingdom and Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The was given the name Clarissa Spencer-Churchill on June 28th, 1920 in Cromwell Road, Kensington, England.

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Kerr Avon is a fictional character.

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Roger Avon was a film and television actor. He was most active from 1955 to 1955. Roger was born on November 23rd, 1914 in Jarrow. He passed away on December 21st, 1998.

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John Avon is an artist. John was born in Cardiff.

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Randy Avon is a Member of the Florida House of Representatives for the 88th district and Member of theFlorida House of Representativesfor the 88th district. Randy was born on September 25th, 1940 in Honolulu.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1893 6 0 6
1902 5 0 5
1904 5 0 5
1905 5 0 5
1908 7 0 7
1912 5 0 5
1913 6 0 6
1914 23 5 18
1915 24 7 17
1916 17 7 10
1917 21 5 16
1918 28 11 17
1919 40 14 26
1920 40 17 23
1921 39 7 32
1922 33 9 24
1923 37 12 25
1924 39 22 17
1925 41 17 24
1926 43 13 30
1927 26 10 16
1928 30 13 17
1929 27 6 21
1930 28 11 17
1931 25 9 16
1932 30 9 21
1933 44 15 29
1934 38 17 21
1935 23 7 16
1936 34 11 23
1937 38 15 23
1938 31 14 17
1939 42 12 30
1940 35 17 18
1941 40 22 18
1942 40 17 23
1943 24 10 14
1944 32 11 21
1945 33 11 22
1946 33 14 19
1947 39 17 22
1948 46 17 29
1949 35 10 25
1950 39 20 19
1951 43 17 26
1952 42 16 26
1953 45 23 22
1954 34 17 17
1955 43 23 20
1956 43 17 26
1957 20 8 12
1958 27 10 17
1959 21 7 14
1960 38 17 21
1961 21 6 15
1962 9 0 9
1963 24 12 12
1964 10 0 10
1965 13 5 8
1966 15 5 10
1967 17 7 10
1968 6 0 6
1969 16 6 10
1970 16 7 9
1971 14 0 14
1972 6 0 6
1973 8 0 8
1974 23 6 17
1975 5 0 5
1976 7 0 7
1977 12 7 5
1978 9 0 9
1979 7 0 7
1980 18 7 11
1981 5 0 5
1982 12 5 7
1983 10 0 10
1984 12 0 12
1985 6 0 6
1986 11 0 11
1987 11 0 11
1988 5 0 5
1989 10 0 10
1991 11 6 5
1992 14 5 9
1994 6 0 6
1996 6 0 6
1997 7 0 7
1999 5 0 5
2001 8 0 8
2002 5 0 5
2003 6 0 6
2004 8 0 8
2005 7 0 7
2006 12 0 12
2007 14 0 14
2008 12 0 12
2009 15 0 15
2010 12 0 12
2011 5 0 5
2012 15 0 15
2013 12 0 12
2014 15 0 15
2015 9 0 9
2016 14 0 14
2017 17 0 17

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Popularity of Avon as a first name

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Popularity of Avon as a last name

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Common last names for Avon

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Avon U.S.
  White 85.55% 64.26%
  African American 4.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Avon

People with the last name Avon are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Avon

  • How Popular is the name Avon? Avon is the 6,374th most popular name of all time. As a last name Avon was the 48,436th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Avon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,205 babies born with the first name Avon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Avon to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Avon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Avon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avon is Saturday, October 26th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Avon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avon was in 1921 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Avon Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Avon is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Avon: Your name in reverse order is Nova. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naov. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Avon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 436 people with the last name Avon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Avon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Avon as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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