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Gender: F Meaning of Avalon: "island of apples" Origin of Avalon: Celtic

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Avalon, an island paradise of Celtic myth and Arthurian legend--it was where King Arthur was taken to recover from his wounds-- and also the colorful capital of the California island of Catalina-- makes a heavenly first name. Actress Rena Sofer and British musician Julian Cope used it for their daughters.

Avalon manages to blend the appeal of Ava and Evelyn, while sounding more interesting and unique.

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Famous People Named Avalon

Avalon Leone Bookstaver, b. 2005, daughter of actress Rena Sofer
Avalon Cope, daughter of English musician Julian Cope
Ostara Faith Avalon Dawson, daughter of Australian blogger and entrepreneur Leonie Dawson

Pop Culture References for the Name Avalon

Avalon, played by Bella Thorne in Disney's "Frenemies"
"Avalon" (2011), a song by Professor Green and Sierra Kusterbeck
"Back to Avalon," a song by the band Heart
Avalon, the capital city of Santa Catalina Island off the coast of California
Avalon the Christian band
"The Mists of Avalon" (1983), a book by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Avalon in Hollywood, a historic nightclub and venue
Note that apples are the traditional symbol of love and desire in Celtic lands.
Avalon Harmonia, character from TV series "Bones"

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