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Audrey 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". 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.
Audrey has 17 variant forms: Audelia, Audene, Audessa, Audi, Audie, Audra, Audrea, Audree, Audreen, Audri, Audria, Audrie, Audrielle, Audrina, Audris, Audry and Audrye.
For more information, see also related names Aubrey, Audriana and Elfrida.
Baby names that sound like Audrey are Adrea, Adare, Adrah, Adra, Adoree, Adore, Adoray, Adrie, Adria, Adreea, Edrea and Eudore.
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Popularity of Audrey
Audrey is a very popular first name for women (#173 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#88302 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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