Avery

Avery - A very unique male name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Avery, meaning ruler of the elves, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #520. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Avery and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Avery? 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 Avery. The baby boy name Avery was given to 1,996 baby boys in 2012, ranking #187 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 822 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Avery peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 187.



Famous with this name

Avery Arendes
Margaret Avery
Avery Brooks


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Rating: 5/5 (47 people)


Avery is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Avery is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #77 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #367.

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 Avery is where you live.


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Avery origin and meaning

Avery is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means ruler of the elves. To see famous people named Avery, pop culture references for the name Avery and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Avery

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

Aubrey / Aubry / Abrar / Aubra / Abir / Avry /

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
2012187
2011200
2010210
2009223
2008217
2007220
2006211
2005215
2004225
2003220
2002245
2001240
2000245
1999235
1998246
1997249
1996252
1995240
1994258
1993297
1992465
1991504
1990499
1989439
1988492
1987459
1986547
1985555
1984572
1983561
1982601
1981547
1980573
1979613
1978557
1977593
1976535
1975551
1974609
1973547
1972583
1971669
1970615
1969612
1968621
1967545
1966527
1965532
1964578
1963564
1962570
1961557
1960558
1959560
1958583
1957627
1956637
1955650
1954658
1953775
1952835
1951789
1950763
1949970
1948758
1947766
1946859
1945724
1944884
1943771
1942763
1941778
1940627
1939817
1938687
1937722
1936736
1935900
1934611
1933689
1932646
1931745
1930603
1929718
1928708
1927636
1926655
1925682
1924631
1923675
1922610
1921583
1920629
1919645
1918599
1917587
1916583
1915545
1914591
1913687
1912520

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont77
South Carolina93
Montana101
Maine106
Delaware108
South Dakota109
West Virginia121
Minnesota124
Kentucky127
Georgia128
Missouri138
Mississippi140
North Dakota140
North Carolina143
Ohio144
Michigan145
Tennessee145
Washington153
Louisiana162
Indiana163
Wisconsin166
Pennsylvania168
New Hampshire169
New York170
Idaho173
New Jersey173
Kansas173
Massachusetts173
Connecticut177
Maryland179
Rhode Island179
Oklahoma180
Oregon186
District of Columbia187
Virginia188
Alaska192
Colorado198
Florida206
Iowa210
Hawaii213
Illinois232
New Mexico235
Alabama236
Arizona265
Texas280
Arkansas291
Nevada292
California308
Nebraska346
Utah367

Even more about Avery


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 Avery a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Avery?

3 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
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Avery
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 822
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +1,996

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