Aubrey

Aubrey - A popular female name



  Dec 10,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Aubrey, meaning elf ruler, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #944. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Aubrey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Aubrey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Aubrey. The baby girl name Aubrey was given to 8,006 baby girls in 2012, ranking #15 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 177 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Aubrey peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 15.



Famous with this name

Aubrey Plaza
C. Aubrey Smith
Aubrey Peeples


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Aubrey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Aubrey is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #6 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #93.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Aubrey is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Aubrey is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Aubrey goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Aubrey origin and meaning

Aubrey is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means elf ruler. To see famous people named Aubrey, pop culture references for the name Aubrey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Aubrey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Aubrey, sorted by popularity.

Avery / Aubree / Aubrie / Averie / Averi / Aubri / Aubry / Avary / Avarie / Abria /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201215
201120
201045
200941
200842
200769
200693
2005153
2004190
2003182
2002195
2001209
2000222
1999251
1998243
1997257
1996256
1995260
1994249
1993263
1992250
1991299
1990295
1989317
1988293
1987294
1986338
1985314
1984369
1983379
1982362
1981420
1980447
1979438
1978486
1977545
1976608
1975690
1974854
1973998
19351584
19321349
19301693
19281751
19271823
19261563
19241425
19231529
19211813
19201562
19141347
1911944

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi6
West Virginia6
Louisiana8
Delaware9
Kentucky9
Michigan9
North Dakota10
Pennsylvania10
Tennessee11
Ohio11
South Carolina12
Maryland12
Minnesota13
Georgia13
North Carolina13
Wisconsin14
Arkansas16
Vermont17
Alabama17
Texas18
New Hampshire18
Indiana18
New Mexico18
Oklahoma18
Maine18
Missouri19
Iowa19
Illinois20
Rhode Island23
Florida23
Virginia23
Hawaii25
Arizona25
Nebraska26
Massachusetts26
South Dakota29
Washington29
California29
Kansas31
Colorado31
Montana32
Nevada35
Connecticut37
Oregon45
New York47
New Jersey48
Alaska49
Idaho55
Wyoming56
District of Columbia73
Utah93

Even more about Aubrey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Aubrey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Aubrey?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Aubrey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 177
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +8,006

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