Name: Aubrey

Origin and Meaning of the Name Aubrey

  • Meaning:
    Elfin king
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (AW bree)
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Miscellaneous Info for Aubrey

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Germanic name Alberic, composed from the elements 'alb' (elf) and 'ric' (ruler, king). This male name has gained popularity for females in recent times, probably due to its similarity with the female name Audrey.

    Famous male bearers include various members of the de Vere family, including the first and second Earls of Oxford, and Aubrey Beardsley, a Victorian illustrator.

Similar Names to Aubrey for Boys & Girls

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