What does Avi mean?
Avi /avi/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Avi's root is Hebrew, and the name Avi means "father of a multitude (of nations); my father is mighty". Avi is a version, with the suffix -vi, of Abraham (Hebrew): the Hebrew transcription is Avraham. Avi is also a variation of Aviram (Hebrew).
Avi has 21 relations via Abraham, Aviram: Ab, Abarran, Abe▼, Aberham, Abey, Abie, Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abrahim, Abram▲, Abrami, Abramo, Abrams, Abran, Avraham, Avram, Avrom, Brahm, Bram, Ebrahim and Ibrahim▲.
Avi has 1 feminine form: Aviela.Kreatif forms: Aiavi, Aviai, Aviau. [more]
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. 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 (not in Top 1000). Variants like Avram are seldom used. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5533%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.497%, ▼10.2%), 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.