Averil



a male given name.
Historical Examples

And the grown-up children—how many are there who live with my cousin Averil?
Averil Rosa Nouchette Carey

“I should have liked them to-day, if possible,” replied Lord Averil.
The Shadow of Ashlydyat Mrs. Henry Wood

“Ask my father what he thinks of Averil,” was Frank’s reply.
Averil Rosa Nouchette Carey

“It has proved a useless journey, I say,” replied Lord Averil.
The Shadow of Ashlydyat Mrs. Henry Wood

“We had been to see Mrs. Averil yesterday when we met you,” observed Maria.
The Shadow of Ashlydyat Mrs. Henry Wood

How came you to tell Averil last night that the bonds had gone to London?
The Shadow of Ashlydyat Mrs. Henry Wood

Annette was not long in finishing her toilet; but Averil and Lottie were already seated at the breakfast-table.
Averil Rosa Nouchette Carey

One sees that Miss Averil loves them from the way she has picked them.
Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick

“Lottie is a busy little woman in her way,” replied Averil, quietly.
Averil Rosa Nouchette Carey

How can my cousin Averil be mistress while her step-mother lives?
Averil Rosa Nouchette Carey

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