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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.

Baby names that sound like Avery are Averi, Averie and Iver.

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Popularity of Avery

Avery is a somewhat popular first name for men (#638 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#775 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Avery compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Avery only.

Popularity of name Avery
Popularity of Avery