Avalon Name Meaning & Origin
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I love this name, it is known a lot in King Arthur. An Island of healing and Apples. It's a great name :) very beautiful and elegant. "Rivers of Avalon" - song by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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My beautiful 18 year old is named Avalon! I chose it after a song by Roxy Music called "Avalon". My Avalon is peaceful, easygoing , caring and loving. Her little sisters are Peycien (5) and Faith Star (4). She will be a big sister again in May 2010!
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The name Avalon means island of apples. It is deeply rooted in Arthurian Legend. Avalon is said to be the resting place of the fictitious King Arthur.
It also means "island of paradise."
Avalon is derived fron "afal" which is Welsh for apple.
Avalon, or Avalon Bay, is a city on Catalina Island.
- Famous real-life people named Avalon: | Edit
Avalon Leone Bookstaver (b. 2006), daughter of American actress Rena Sofer
- Avalon in song, story & screen: | Edit
Avalon appears through out Arthurian Legend.
Avalon is also a song by Roxy Music.
Avalon Barrie in Sappho as Actress
Avalon Anders in Wish Me Luck as Actress
Avalon Rossi Tipton in When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do as Director
Avalon Gomez in Sufferland as Actress