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Aubrey (boy)

What does Aubrey mean?

Aubrey Pronunciation of Aubrey [aubrey] as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' 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.

Associated with: elf, magical, power, norman, mythology, king, saint, 19th century.

Variations

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

Aubrey has 2 feminine forms: Albreda and Aubriella.

Creative forms:
(male) Abbrey, Albrey, ..

(female) Aubreyla, Aubreyma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aubrey Armani (A.A.), ..

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. Demographics)

Shown below is the baby name history of Aubrey for boys. Aubrey reached its top position of #245 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is currently at #1226. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the boy name Aubrey and associated names. Aubry and Avery (#187 a year ago) are the popular related forms of Aubrey (#1226 a year ago). These relations of Aubrey reached the top of their popularity 1 year ago (median #1164) and have remained as common to this day (#1137, 2%). Avery is a perennial favorite, while Aubrey is no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aubrey, Aubry, Avery in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abbey, Abbie, Abeer, Abel, Abey, Able, Abner, Abran, Ackley, Aimerey, Airel, Alben, Alexey, Alfey, Alfrey, Ambie, Ambros, Amerey, Amery, Amorey, Amry, Andrei, Andrey, Ansley, Ardley, Arek, Arny, Arren, Arry, Ary, Ashley, Auban, Auben, Auden, Audey, Audie, Audley, Aurel, Aureli, Aurelo, Austen, Autrey, Autry, Avry, Azarel, Buddey, Busbey, Carrey, Cowrey (see Cowrie), Culley, Curley, Currey, Dudley, Garey, Garrey, Grey, Huey, Jorey, Juley, Kamrey, Larrey, Mabrey, Morey, Morrey, Murrey, Parrey, Rorey, Rutley, Sulley, Sunney, Terrey, Tobey, Torrey, Trey and Tulley. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aubrey.

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