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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Aven

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scandinavian : unexplained.
  • English : variant spelling of Avon.
  • German : patronymic from the Frisian personal name Ave. The surname is frequent in the areas of Oldenburg and Jeverland.
  • Dutch : metonymic occupational name from Middle Dutch haven ‘pot’.
  • Americanized form of French Avenne or Avoine, literally ‘oats’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grain grower or merchant.

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