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Gender: F Meaning of Averil: "boar battle" Origin of Averil: English

An ancient female saint's name, also spelled Averill, with different roots than either Ava or April. Though it resembles both those more fashionable favorites, it's fresher and more appealing than either, we think.

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Famous People Named Averil

Averil Ives, pseudonym for English romance writer Ida Pollock
Averil Leimon, Scottish psychologist and writer

Pop Culture References for the name Averil

Averil Lester, heroine of "Averil's Atonement", a story written by Anne Shirley in "Anne of Avonlea" by L.M. Montgomery
Variations: Averilda, Averill, Averilla, Avril, Everelda, Everell, Everil, Everild, Everilda, Everildis, Everill, etc.
A vernacular form of Everild (the name of a 7th-century English saint); it survived for centuries in Yorkshire.