Avery name popularity, meaning and origin
Name Popularity: 91%
Avery name meaning:
The name Avery is of English origin and is traditionally a surname turned into a unisex given name. However, when used for boys, the name Avery generally carries the meaning of "ruler of the elves" or "elf king." The name can be traced back to the Old English word "ælf" meaning "elf" and "rīce" meaning "ruler" or "king." Thus, the name Avery for boys suggests a sense of leadership and power combined with a magical or otherworldly quality.
Avery is a name that exudes strength and mystical charm. It carries an aura of regality with the concept of ruling over the elfin realm. It might also imply a connection to nature or the supernatural, as elves are often depicted as mythical beings in folklore and fantasy literature. The name Avery can bestow an air of mystery and enchantment upon its male bearers, making it an appealing choice for parents seeking a name that is both strong and magical for their son.
Ruler of the elves.
Overall UK ranking: 433 out of 4789
96 recorded births last year
Change in rank
- Scotland (328)
Ranking for this name in various UK regions
Historical popularity of Avery
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