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What does Avi mean?

Avi Pronunciation of Avi as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Avi means "father of a multitude (of nations); my father is mighty". Avi is a version of Abraham (Hebrew): the Hebrew variant spelling is Avraham. Avi is also a variation of Aviram (Hebrew).

ASSOCIATED WITH Av-, mighty (strong)


RELATIONS VIA ABRAHAM, AVIRAM Ab, Abe, Abey, Abie, Avram, Avrom




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How popular is Avi?

Avi is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Avi is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Avi entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #946 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Abraham (#170 LAST YEAR), Abe (#1841), Abie and Ab are the popular alternative forms of Avi (#946). Other variants, like Avram, are seldom used. These forms of Avi were favored as birth names in 2015 (USAGE OF 0.1%), except for the form Abe which has become somewhat outmoded. Abraham and Avi are two of the more trendy birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Avi, Ab, Abe, Abie, Abraham in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Avi is alike in pronunciation to Ava, Avia, Aviah, Eva, Evo, Ivo and Yvo. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adi, Afi, Ali, Ani, Ari, Ave and Aviv. These names tend to be more frequently used than Avi.

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