Meaning and Origin of: Avis
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First name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Birdlike
- Latin : A bird
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English : from the Norman female personal name Avice (Old French Avice, Latin Avitia, also found in a masculine form, Avitius). This is of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Celtic (Gaulish) name.
- French : Tanguay and Jetté have people named Avice, Avisse in Quebec from 1666. Nègre has an Avèze (Puy-de-Dome) also deriving from Avitius.