Aubrey name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old High German and Germanic
Usage: English, Hindi, English, French, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Faroese
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Aubrey aw-bree
Meaning: Bearlike, Elf Ruler, Blond Ruler and Rules with Elf-wisdom
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What does Aubrey mean?

Aubrey means Bearlike, Elf Ruler, Blond Ruler or Rules with Elf-wisdom is commonly used in French, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Hindi, English, Faroese and Norwegian. Its origin is in Germanic and Old High German is a unisex name.

Also Aubrey is English cognate of Aubry. Aubrey is celebrated on November 15.

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How do I pronounce Aubrey?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Aubrey is aw-bree. The other ways to say the name are a(u)-brey or aub-rey.

Variants of Aubrey

Aubary, Aubriana, Alberich, Aubry, Aelfric, Alberic, Aubreeana

Nicknames for Aubrey

From mountain of nicknames for baby name Aubrey, we love these names:

Names that rhyme with Aubrey

How popular is the name Aubrey?

a very popular name in United States having over 141628 recievers in 260 years of usage. Recently the name is rising, in 2012, 8044 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 15th position.

In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 50 baby names 11 times Aubrey is a common name in England and Wales given to over 1135 babies in 35 years.

Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 2017, it ranked 267th when 184 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Aubrey is a familiar baby name in Queensland, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2019, 58 babies were given Aubrey and it reached its peak ranking, 91 on girl names chart. Aubrey is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it has been in use since 1966 and peaked in 1966 when it ranked 256th.

Aubrey is a rare baby name in France where it may not be used now. And also in Queensland. But Aubrey is a popular baby name in Malawi where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in, South Africa and Philippines.

At least, 140000 people globally have carried Aubrey as their given name according to our estimate.

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What numerology tells about Aubrey?

You always see the good in everything and everyone. You are always open to experience something new. Use your influence and attractiveness to ‘force' people to do the right thing when necessary. You have issues with yourself, is what your soul urge number 9 reveals about your emotional state. You are all about independence, and like to have your own possessions because you like to enjoy luxury but not at any prize.

Other names similar to Aubrey, for name hunters

  •  Lewis - Trendy and Venerable unisex name Lewis has its origin in Old High German, Germanic and Celtic and is used prevalently in English and Finnish languages, Lewis means "Famous or Warrior". In 1996, famous Lewis was the 493rd most popular name in baby boy names list in United States
  •  Johnnie - Johnnie's meaning is The Lord is Gracious or God is Merciful came from Hebrew, principally used in Swedish and Danish is given to both boys and girls
  •  Spencer - Dominant and Perennial unisex name Spencer is used mainly in English that originated from Old French, meaning of Spencer is "Dispenser of Provisions or Administrators"
  •  Ida - Majorly used in German and Icelandic persistent and illustrous, Ida is used as a gender insensitive name, meaning of Ida is "Work or This Moment" has origin in Old High German and Germanic
  •  Douglas - Predominant and Venerable unisex name Douglas has its origin in Scottish and Celtic which is used particulary in English, Finnish and Danish languages, meaning of Douglas is "Dark Stream or Black Water"

Middle names for Aubrey

Just in case, you don't know what to pair with Aubrey, we've got you covered with these flying high and widely-accepted middle names.

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Sibling Names for Aubrey

Looking for the perfect sibling names to pair with your little Aubrey? Look no further as we've compiled a list of beautiful baby names that complement Aubrey perfectly. From classic to unique, these names are sure to give your little ones a special bond as siblings.

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Famous people named Aubrey

  • Aubrey Burl, British archaeologist most well
  • Aubrey de Vere II, Aubrey II served as one of the king's chamberlains and as a justiciar under kings Henry I and Stephen
  • Aubrey Thomas de Vere, Irish poet and critic
  • Aubrey Menen, English writer of Irish and Indian parentage
  • Aubrey Radcliffe, trustee at Michigan State University
  • Aubrey Beauclerk, 5th Duke of St Albans, British landowner
  • Aubrey Beauclerk, 6th Duke of St Albans, |url=http://www
  • Aubrey Schenck, American film producer
  • Aubrey Brain, British horn player and teacher
  • Aubrey Singer, British broadcasting executive
  • Aubrey de Sélincourt, English writer, classical scholar and translator
  • Aubrey Powell, British graphic designer
  • Aubrey de Vere, 10th Earl of Oxford, third son of John de Vere
  • Aubrey Strahan, British geologist
  • Aubrey Herring, American track and field athlete
  • Aubrey Hooks, American diplomat
  • Aubrey Cummings, renowned Guyanese musician and singer
  • Aubrey, Archbishop of Reims from 1207 to 1218
  • Aubrey Hornsby, U.S. Army officer and pioneer aviator
  • Aubrey Jones, Conservative Party politician
  • Aubrey Mathibe, He currently plays for the Premier Soccer League club AmaZulu
  • Aubrey Spencer, first bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Newfoundland and Bermuda
  • Aubrey Beardsley, English illustrator and author
  • Aubrey Huff, American former professional baseball player
  • Aubrey de Grey, English author and biomedical gerontologist
  • Aubrey Cosens, Canadian posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Aubrey Herbert, British soldier, diplomat, traveller
  • Aubrey Fitch, admiral of the United States Navy during World War II
  • Aubrey Morris, British actor known for his appearances
  • Aubrey Dollar, American television and film actress
  • Aubrey de Vere, 20th Earl of Oxford, Royalist during the English Civil War
  • Aubrey Faulkner, leading South African cricketer for two decades
  • Aubrey Manning, English zoologist and broadcaster
  • Aubrey de Vere, 2nd Earl of Oxford, hereditary Master Chamberlain of England
  • Aubrey Meyer, author, violinist, composer and climate campaigner
  • Aubrey Ellwood, senior Royal Air Force commander
  • Aubrey McClendon, American businessman and the founder and chief executive officer of American Energy Partners
  • Aubrey Toppin, long-serving English officer of arms at the College of Arms
  • Aubrey Woods, English actor and singer
  • Aubrey Webster, Canadian professional ice hockey right winger
  • Aubrey O'Day, American singer-songwriter
  • Aubrey Haynie, American bluegrass musician
  • Aubrey Devine, American football and basketball player, coach
  • Aubrey de Vere, 1st Earl of Oxford, noble involved in the succession conflict between King Stephen and Empress Matilda
  • Aubrey Suwito, Malaysian pianist, keyboardist, songwriter
  • Aubrey Moore, English Anglo-Catholic priest and one of the first Christian Darwinians
  • Aubrey Williams, Guyanese artist
  • Aubrey Buxton, Baron Buxton of Alsa, British soldier, politician
  • Aubrey Miles, Filipino television host, singer, model
  • Aubrey Fair, English footballer
  • Aubrey Powell, footballer

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