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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.

Avery has 2 variant forms: Averey and Avry.

For more information, see also the related name Aubrey.

Avery is also pronounced similarly to Averi and Averie. Other suggested similar baby names are Amery, Aubery, Aubry and Averyl.

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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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