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[ 3 syll. a-ve-ry, av-ery ] The baby boy name Avery is also used as a girl name, and more frequently so. It is pronounced as EY-Vah-Riy- †. Avery is used predominantly in the English language, and it is derived from Germanic and Old French origins. From Old French roots, its meaning is inspired advice; old peace. The first name is derived from the surname, itself from the Norman pronunciation of Alfred. The 11th-century Norman French pronounced Alfred as Avery due to difficulties in enunciating English words with multiple consonants.

In addition, Avery is a variant of the name Aubrey (English and French).

Avery has 14 variants. Variants include Avary, Avere, Averea, Avereah, Averee, Averey, Averi, Averie, Avrea, Avree, Avrey, Avri, Avrie, and Avry.

See also the related categories, norman, peace (quiet), words (element), french, and germanic (german).

Avery is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1940s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2014 with 0.112% of baby boys being given the name Avery. It ranked at #186 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.109% and its ranking #191, and it was the most popular among all boy names in its group. In 2018, 8 times more boys were named Avery than the subsequent ranked name, Alfred. Though Avery is more popular as a girl name today, there was a period before 1997 that it was given more often to boys. From 1998 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Avery. In 2017, the name Avery was given to 4 times as many girls than boys.

Baby names that sound like Avery include Evaro, Apro, Avry, Eber, Ebere, Ever, Evrard, Evrett, and Éaibhear.

† Pronunciation for Avery: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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