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

The name Aveline is a girl's name of French origin meaning "the hazelnut tree". Aveline and is often added to lists like Girl Names Trendier Than You Think and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Aveline

Aveline de Forz, Countess of Aumale, English heiress
Aveline de Clare, Countess of Essex, English heiress
Aveline de Grandpré, American assassin and soldier; featured in the Assassin's Creed video games
Aveline Kushi, Japanese writer
Jordan Aveline Blair, American musician

Pop Culture References for the name Aveline

Aveline Vallen, character in video game "Dragon Age II"
"La Fée Aveline," French comic by René Goscinny and Coq.