Aven Name Meaning & Origin

Aven

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Nicknames for Aven

Ave, Avie, Ava

Meanings and history of the name Aven

The girl's name Aven \a-ven\ is an alternate spelling of "Eaven" which is the English pronunciation of a very old Irish name "Aoibheann" meaning "fair radiance".

Aven can also mean "mountain flower". Aven is a type of wildflower in the Rose Family. It can have white, yellow or reddish flowers.

Famous real-life people named Aven

Actor Matthew Settle (from TV series "Gossip Girl") and his wife Naama Nativ had a daughter named Aven Angelica on March 5, 2009.

Why they chose Aven Angelica as their daughter’s name:

Matthew says, "Angelica because she’s angelic. Aven means mountain flower. We liked it — it was unique and we hadn’t heard it before. We were on a road trip, coming back from seeing my parents in Tennessee. We stopped at a hotel and were looking online under ‘A’ to find something to go with Angelica. It’s an English name. Naama immediately heard it and said, “That’s it.”

Aven Nelson, an American botanist who specialized in plants of the Rocky Mountains, 1859-1952

Aven Elsberg, author of The Dragon Trials

Aven in song, story & screen

My name is Aven and I was born in 1960. I too wondered where it came from because people always asked me. My mother told me it is biblical and that there is a character in her favorite book named Aven. The Aven in the book is the little sister who steals the herione's fiance. In short, she is the bad guy in the book. The book is Tap Roots by James H. Street.
The biblical reference is from the Plain of Aven which is interpreted as the sin of Isreal or, a place name meaning vanity, nothingness, iniquity, and sorrow. I researched all of this when I was 12 and even though I have been getting compliments on my name for 54 years, I'm embarressed to tell people what it means. Thanks Mom!

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