[ 2 syll. a-vi, av-i ] The baby boy name Avi is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is aa-VIY- †. Avi is largely used in the Hebrew and English languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. The name is of the meaning my father.
Avi is also a Hebrew short form of the name Avraham (Hebrew and English).
See also the related category hebrew.
Avi is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2010s; before that, it was of very light use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2016, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Avi. Its ranking then was #944. Within all boy names in its group, Avi was the most widely used in 2016. Avi has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
† Pronunciation for Avi: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Avi is Author, Avi, born Edward Irving Wortis, 1937, New York, New York.