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Avery meaning and name origin
Avery \a-ve-ry\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Avery), is pronounced AY-vree. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Avery is "elf or magical counsel". Transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages from a Norman French pronunciation of Alfred. Philanthropist Avery Fisher.
For more information, see also the related name Aubrey.
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Popularity of Avery
Avery is a somewhat popular first name for males (#638 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#775 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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