Meaning:father of light
Avner is a boy's name of Hebrew origin that means "father of light." It is a variant of Abner, a biblical name associated with the commander of Saul's army in the New Testament. If honoring your faith is one of your important values, calling your son Avner is a great way to invite them into your community. Alternatively, you can use Avner to show your little one how much they illuminate your life with their hopeful outlook and radiant presence.
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