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Gender: F Meaning of Aveline: "the hazelnut tree" Origin of Aveline: Diminutive of Avila or French cognate of Hazel

Aveline is a name that's long been an obscure cousin of more widely-used choices, but may come into its own riding the tail of the megapopular Ava. Aveline's roots, however, are not the same as Ava's bird-related origins but connect with the ancient Roman place name Avella, which means "filbert" or "hazelnut."

Aveline is different enough to sound distinct, but be warned: You will forever be explaining that no, it's not Adeline, not Evelyn, and so on.

Famous People Named Aveline

Jordan Aveline Blair, American musician
Aveline de Forz, Countess of Aumale, English heiress
Aveline de Clare, Countess of Essex, English heiress
Aveline Kushi, Japanese writer

Pop Culture References for the name Aveline

Aveline de Grandpré, character in video game "Assassins Creed: Liberation"
Aveline Vallen, character in video game "Dragon Age 2"
"La Fée Aveline," French comic by René Goscinny and Coq