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What does Alfey mean?

Alfey Pronunciation of Alfey as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Alfey means "elf or magical counsel". Alfey is an alternate form of Alfred (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, elf, magical, counsel


VARIANTS Alfy, Alfie, Alfeo

OTHER FORMS VIA ALFRED Ahlfred, Ailfred, Ailfryd, Al, Alf, Alfre, Alfredo, Alfrey, Avery, Elfred

(male) Nafey, ..

(female) Alavi, ..

Alfey Johnathan (A.J.), ..

How popular is Alfey?

Alfey is a rare first name for men. Alfey is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Al, Alf, Alfie, Alfred (#872 IN 2018), Alfredo (#613) and Avery (#191) are the popular variation forms of Alfey (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other variants, like Ailfred, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Alfey was more pronounced a century ago (USAGE OF 0.54%) and is now significantly less (USAGE 0.15%, 71% LESS). Avery has generally been a favorite of parents, while forms like Alfred are no longer trendy. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alf, Alfie, Alfred, Alfredo, Avery in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alfie, Alfred outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alfey is alike in pronunciation to Alfa, Alfio, Alfo and Alpha. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abbey, Abey, Acey, Adley, Adney, Alben, Alby, Alden, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alexey, Alexy, Alfeos (see Alpheus), Alfeus, Alger, Algey, Algy, Allen, Allex, Alley, Alleyn, Alten, Alter, Alven, Alvy, Aly, Arley, Arney, Atley, Audey, Elrey and Olley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alfey.

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