What does Aubrey mean?
From a Norman French form of the German name Alberic. German mythology: name of the king of the elves. Saint Aubrey (12th century) was one of the founders of the Cistercian order. 19th-century artist Aubrey Beardsley; biographer John Aubrey.
How popular is Aubrey?
Aubrey is a very popular first name for men (#495 out of 1220, Top 41%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#7133 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Aubrey for boys. Aubrey reached its top position of #242 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Aubrey and associated names. Avery (#186 2 years ago) is the only other popular related form of Aubrey. These relations of Aubrey reached the top of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (average #381) and are somewhat less common today (#593, ▼34.2%). Avery is a perennial favorite, while Aubrey is no longer trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Autrey. This name tends to be less commonly used than Aubrey.