unisex baby name

Avery

Derived from the Old French name Alfred, with meanings such as “wise” and “counselor,” some sources say it means “rules with elf-wisdom,” which is awesome because elves are brave and smart, and if you’ve seen Lord of the Rings, pretty bad-ass.

Nicknames:

Ave

Famous people named Avery:

Comedian Avery Schrieber; actor Avery Brooks; basketball player Avery Bradley

Fun fact:

Avery was historically more of a boys’ name, but gained popularity as a girls’ name in the 90s and has only become more popular since.

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