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Aubrey meaning and name origin
Aubrey \a(u)-brey, aub-rey\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Aubrey), is pronounced AW-bree. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Aubrey is "elf or magical being, power". Originally a man's name, from Norman French, that arrived in England with the Norman Conquest. This was the name, according to German mythology, of the king of the elves. American use of Aubrey is mainly as a girl's name, perhaps under the influence of Audrey.
Aubrey has 12 variant forms: Aubary, Aubery, Aubre, Aubree, Aubreigh, Aubrette, Aubri, Aubriana, Aubrianne, Aubrie, Aubry and Aubury.
For more information, see also the related name Albreda.
Baby names that sound like Aubrey are Abree, Abeer, Abra, Abrah and Abri.
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Popularity of Aubrey
Aubrey is a very popular first name for women (#1065 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8009 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Aubrey for girls. (2012 statistics) Compare Aubrey with its variant forms and related girl baby names.