What does Avery mean?
Avery /av-ery/ as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Avery) is pronounced AY-vree. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Avery is "elf counsel". Feminine of Alfred that originated as a Norman French pronunciation of Alfred.
(female) Anery, Avara, ..
(male) Avar, Aveir, ..
How popular is Avery?
Avery is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3227 out of 4276, Top 75%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#840 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Avery for girls. Avery was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #12 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #13 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the history of Avery and related names. Prominent related forms of Avery (#13 in 2014) are Averie (#378 in 2014), Averi (#747) and Alfred. Usage of these relations of Avery reached its highest 1 year ago (usage of 0.78%) and has remained as conventional to this day (usage 0.77%, 1% less). Avery, Averie and Averi are three of the more trendy baby names here.
Avery▲ is pronounced similarly to Ivory▲. Other recommended names are Adey, Affery, Aley, Alvera, Amera, Amey, Arely▲, Atera, Aubery, Aubry, Audry, Ave, Avelyn, Aven, Avena, Averel, Averil, Averyl, Averyll, Aveza, Chery, Devery, Jery, Maery and Shery. These names tend to be less commonly used than Avery.