What does Avi mean?
Avi \a-vi\ as a boys' name. Avi's root is Hebrew, and the name Avi means "father of a multitude (of nations)". Avi is a derivative of Abraham (Hebrew): the Hebrew form is Avraham. Seldom used as a name for children.
Avi has 21 related variations via Abraham: Ab, Abarran, Abe▼, Aberham, Abey, Abie, Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abrahim, Abram▲, Abrami, Abramo, Abrams, Abran, Avraham, Avram, Avrom, Brahm, Bram, Ebrahim and Ibrahim▲.
Avi is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Avi is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Avi and related names. Abraham (#180 last year), Abram (#377), Ibrahim (#455) and Abe are the popular alternative forms of Avi (#unlisted). These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and are somewhat less popular today, with the form Abe becoming less stylish. Abram (#377), Ibrahim (#455) and Abraham (#180) are three of the more trendy birth names in this list, with Abraham, Abram and Ibrahim going through a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Avi is alike in pronunciation to Ava, Avia, Aviah, Eva, Evo, Ivo and Yvo. Other suggested similar baby names are Abia, Abo, Adi, Afi, Ali▲, Ani, Ari▲, Ave and Aviv. These names tend to be more frequently used than Avi.