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What does Avi mean?

Avi Pronunciation of Avi [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 transcription is Avraham. Avi is also a variation of Aviram (Hebrew).

Associated with: mighty (strong).


6 relations via Abraham, Aviram: Ab, Abe, Abey, Abie, Avram and Avrom.

1 feminine form: Aviela.

Creative forms:
(male) Ati, Avat, ..

(female) Aar, Avar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Avi Jacen (A.J.), ..

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?

with its source forms and related boy names. Abraham (#170 last year), Abe (#1841), Abie and Ab are the popular alternative forms of Avi (#946 last year). 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 have 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 names are Adi, Afi, Ali, Ani, Ari, Ave and Aviv. These names tend to be more frequently used than Avi.

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