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Avery (girl)

What does Avery mean?

Avery Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: old english, elf.


Avery has 4 variants: Aeverie, Averi, Averie and Avrie.

Creative forms:
(female) Alery, Anery, ..

(male) Avar, Aveir, ..

Middle name pairings:
Avery Kynleigh (A.K.), ..

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)

Avery was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #12 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #16 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Avery name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Avery outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Avery (#16 in 2015) are Averie (#388 in 2015), Averi (#709) and Alfred. Usage of these relations of Avery reached its highest 2 years ago (usage of 0.78%) and has remained as conventional to this day (usage 0.71%, 10% less). Averie, Avery and Averi are three of the more trendy baby names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Avery, Alfred, Averi, Averie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Avery outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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