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Gender: Female Meaning of Avis: "bird" Origin of Avis: Latin

The name Avis is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "bird". Avis and is often added to lists like Nature Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Avis is a bird name that's been in hibernation for awhile, possibly due to the car rental association, but it could make a return on the wings of Ava. Baldwin brother Daniel chose it for his daughter.

Avis Everhard is the fictional narrator of the Jack London dystopian novel The Iron Heel. In the Harry Potter books, Avis is not a character, but a spell.

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Famous People Named Avis

Avis Bunnage, English actress
Avis MacVicar DeVoto, American cookbook editor and close friend of chef Julia Child
Avis Thayer Bohlen, 32nd U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria
Avis Favaro, Canadian TV medical correspondent
Avis Kimble, American model
Avis Miller, American model
Avis Tucker, American newspaper publisher
Avis Stearns Van Wagenen, American businesswoman of E. C. Stearns
Avis Ann Baldwin, daughter of Daniel Baldwin & Joanne Smith

Pop Culture References for the name Avis

Avis, Norwegian word for newspaper
Avis, U.S. rental car company founded by Warren E. Avis
Avis Everhard, narrator of Jack London's "The Iron Heel"

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