Avery

Avery - A popular female name



  Mar 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Avery, meaning ruler of the elves, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1928 on position #1754. 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 girl name Avery was given to 8,272 baby girls in 2012, ranking #13 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 171 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Avery peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 13.



Famous with this name

Avery Brooks
Avery Arendes
James Avery


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Rating: 5/5 (45 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 Minnesota at position #5 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #50.

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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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Avery 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 Avery 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!

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 / 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
201213
201118
201023
200932
200838
200748
200652
200567
200477
200388
2002132
2001152
2000175
1999206
1998245
1997312
1996482
1995459
1994487
1993520
1992532
1991653
1990786
19891057
19881041
19871350
19861429
19851776
19841972
19831774
19821883
19812149
19803199
19792365
19782190
19772963
19762825
19722100
19281754

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota5
Nebraska7
Kansas7
Missouri7
Iowa7
Colorado8
North Dakota8
Indiana9
Maine9
South Dakota10
Connecticut11
Ohio12
Louisiana13
Idaho14
Virginia14
Wyoming14
Oklahoma14
Illinois15
Washington15
Massachusetts15
Texas15
New Hampshire16
Mississippi16
North Carolina17
Kentucky18
Pennsylvania18
Arkansas19
Oregon19
Rhode Island19
Delaware19
Utah19
Vermont20
Alabama20
Michigan20
Tennessee20
Wisconsin23
West Virginia24
Alaska25
Maryland25
Montana25
South Carolina26
Florida26
New Jersey27
Nevada31
New York31
Georgia31
Arizona33
New Mexico36
California42
Hawaii43
District of Columbia50

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 popular female 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
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Avery
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 171
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1928
2012 births +8,272

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