Averill Family History
Averill Name Meaning
English:: apparently from the name of the month (April) Middle English averil Old French avrill Latin aprīlis perhaps with reference to freshness of temperament or youth or possibly to the changeable weather of the month. perhaps occasionally a habitational name from Haverhill in Suffolk with loss of initial H-. The placename derives from either Old English hæfera ‘oats’ or hæfer ‘he-goat’ + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Avery .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022