Avery: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Avery

The English version of a name derived from the Germanic name Alberic, meaning “elf-ruler.” Could this mean your little Avery will be a bit mischievous? Possibly, but who are we kidding — kids are mischievous no matter what their names are.

Nicknames:

Ave.

Famous people named Avery:

Avery is either the first or middle name of daughters to Kevin Costner and Angie Harmon.

Fun facts:

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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