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Avery (girl)

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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.

Associated with: old english, elf


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

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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)

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

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

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.

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.