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What does Alfey mean?

Alfey Pronunciation of Alfey [alfey] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Alfey means "elf or magical counsel". Alfey is an alternate form of Alfred (Old English).

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, counsel.


Alfey has 3 variants: Alfeo, Alfie and Alfy.

10 more different relations via Alfred: Ahlfred, Ailfred, Ailfryd, Al, Alf, Alfre, Alfredo, Alfrey, Avery and Elfred.

Creative forms:
(male) Alavia, Nafey, ..

(female) Alavi, Algen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alfey Peyton (A.P.), ..

How popular is Alfey?

Alfey is a rare first name for men. Alfey is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Al, Alf, Alfie, Alfred (#920 in 2015), Alfredo (#587) and Avery (#187) are the popular variation forms of Alfey (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Ailfred, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Alfey was more pronounced a century ago (usage of 0.54%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.15%, 71% less). Avery has generally been a favorite of parents, while forms like Alfred are no longer trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alf, Alfie, Alfred, Alfredo, Avery in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alfie, Alfred outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alfey is alike in pronunciation to Alfa, Alfio, Alfo and Alpha. Other recommended names are Abbey, Abey, Acey, Adley, Adney, Alben, Alby, Alden, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alexey, Alexy, Alfeos (see Alpheus), Alfeus, Alger, Algey, Algy, Allen, Allex, Alley, Alleyn, Alten, Alter, Alven, Alvy, Aly, Arley, Arney, Atley, Audey, Elrey and Olley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alfey.

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