- a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “bird.”
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Examples from the Web for avis
But as the old Avis ad goes, as No. 2, Oklahoma (with a solid 111 kills) tries harder.Mary Fallin’s Killer Fiasco
May 1, 2014
Soon Westin, Expedia, Hotels.com, and Avis asked to be removed from CGBG.Christian Group’s New Gay War
August 22, 2011
Microsoft-Yahoo becomes a genuine Pepsi to Google's Coke, Burger King to their McDonalds, Avis to their Hertz.Microsoft's Prison Yard Conquest
July 29, 2009
Avis Manning was still in school, Cynthia was between the two in age.
Avis knew all the best people in Salem, it was not so large, after all.
Avis Manning's "Company" was one of the events of the season.
In a kindly voice he said, "You must have heard of Avis Solis."The Marooner
Charles A. Stearns
Dear Avis, once again I thank you for all you have been to me—all you are yet.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Word Origin and History for avis
U.S. car rental company, according to company history, founded 1946 at Willow Run Airport in Detroit by Warren Avis.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper