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Meaning and name origin

Aubrey \a(u)-brey, aub-rey\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Aubrey), is pronounced AW-bree. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Aubrey is "elf or magical being, power". 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.

Aubrey has 15 variant forms: Alberic, Alberich, Alberick, Alberik, Aubary, Aube, Auberon, Aubery, Aubry, Aubury, Averey, Averi, Averie, Avery and Oberon.

There is 1 feminine form of Aubrey: Albreda.


Aubrey is a very popular first name for males (#495 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8009 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Aubrey for boys (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aubrey name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aubrey and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aubrey and Avery. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aubrey, Avery in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Autrey. This name tends to be less commonly used than Aubrey.


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