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.
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. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Avery for girls. Avery was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex position of #12 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #13 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Avery and related names. Prominent related forms of Avery (#13 2 years ago) are Averie (#378 2 years ago) and Averi (#747). Adoption of these relations of Avery reached its highest in the year 2013 (usage of 0.6267%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.6207%, 1% less). Avery has generally been a favorite of parents, though Averi has become popular as well. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)