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Meaning and name origin
Audrey \a(u)-drey, aud-rey\ as a girl's name is pronounced AW-dree. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Audrey is "noble strength". Altered form of the Old English female personal name Ĉdelpryd. Also the root, via Saint Audrey, for the word "tawdry", due to lace and goods sold at Saint Audrey's Fair in England. Saint Audrey was a sixth-century English princess also known as Etheldreda. Literary: Shakespeare used the name for Touchstone's comic sweetheart in "As You Like It". Actress Audrey Hepburn.
There is 1 masculine form of Audrey: Autry.
Audrey is also pronounced similarly to Adrea.
Audrey is a very popular first name for females (#173 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#88302 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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