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Avonlea

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: AV-on-lee Meaning of Avonlea: "river by a field" Origin of Avonlea: Place name

The name Avonlea is a girl's name meaning "river by a field". Avonlea and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water.

From the experts:

As all good Anne of Green Gables buffs would know, Avonlea is the fictional Canadian town created by L. M. Montgomery that Anne Shirley considers home. The literary creation inspired a real Canadian town to adopt the name. Avonlea would make a lovely literary choice for any baby, and would fit in with the Ava and "-lee" naming trends right now.

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Famous People Named Avonlea

Avonlea Martin, American singer/songwriter ("America's Got Talent")

Pop Culture References for the name Avonlea

Avonlea, fictional town on Prince Edward Island and home to Anne of Green Gables

Comments

OceanSky Says:

2018-12-07T02:07:35

Favorite literary name ever!

yourlocaldumpster Says:

2016-11-18T21:38:46

Ohhh I love the meaning of this so much!! It's so cute.

Sagebrush Says:

2016-11-18T01:36:49

I actually know an Avonlea.

Mikayla395 Says:

2016-10-24T21:36:19

I just finished reading Anne of Green gables. This is a gorgeous name!it's not a common occurrence that I see a name and instantly love it, but this is one of the few times that has happened. When I say it, it sounds a little bit like "Heavenly".

inmylife Says:

2016-03-12T03:17:34

This is tied with Yvaine for my favorite guilty pleasure name :) gotta love creative authors

peachysugarbuns Says:

2016-02-19T03:40:34

Anne fans rejoice! :D

peachysugarbuns Says:

2016-02-19T03:40:08

I really love the Avonlea spelling, but if it has more sentiment to do the "lee", go for it!

autumnreverie Says:

2016-02-04T06:58:23

I don't see the point in butchering the spelling. It makes the same sound as Lee.

Toronto87 Says:

2016-02-04T02:40:38

massive anne fan here. i had no idea the meaning of this name was river by a field - makes me love it even more. i can imagine the eye roll though when i run it by my SO!! lol

Lena_Aline Says:

2016-01-23T02:06:14

As an Anne fan as well, I think that changing Avonlea to Avonlee is perfectly fine. Personally, I prefer Avonlea, but Avonlee's pronunciation is clear.

Lena_Aline Says:

2016-01-23T01:56:24

It's finally on the database!

Tara M Says:

2016-01-20T10:14:30

I'm also a HUGE Anne fan and I don't see the problem with changing it to Avonlee. It's a nice way to include a special meaning from both you and your husband. Best of luck!

Megan Patten Says:

2016-01-20T04:50:19

As a huge Anne fan, this is at the top of my list for middle name for a girl. Only thing is, my husband's middle name is Lee, so he wants to spell it Avonlee. I almost feel like I'm ruining the name in some way, if I agree to Avonlee. What do you guys think? Any other huge Anne fans??? This would mean a ton to me to use it, because Anne really got me through my teenage years.

snowsbeloved Says:

2016-01-18T11:52:21

Love this name!!!

Es Ro Says:

2016-01-18T10:27:38

hee hee - sorry it took so long! Glad it's getting some attention!

Lou Says:

2016-01-17T03:04:02

I guess there was just enough clamoring for it...

Orchid_lover 2 Says:

2016-01-16T23:32:13

I thought they were never going to add this to the database

TheHumanCanvas Says:

2016-01-16T21:32:30

What an intriguing and lovely middle name this would make!