Girl Baby Name

Averi

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Quick Facts on Averi

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • American, English
  • Number of syllables:
  • 3
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 730
Pronunciation:
AY-vər-ee
Simple meaning:
Elf wisdom

Characteristics of Averi

  • Independent
  • Individualistic
  • Ambitious
  • Strong-willed
  • Inventive
  • Successful

Etymology & Historical Origin - Averi

Averi is an American variant spelling of Avery, a name with quite an interesting etymology. It actually originated as a patronymic surname (i.e., passed from the father), from the Norman-French medieval pronunciation of the Olde English masculine name Ælfræd (Alfred). Alfred, in turn, is made up of old Anglo-Saxon elements which meant “elf counsel” indicating some type of mythological supernatural wisdom held by the name bearer. Avery eventually developed from a surname into a successful unisex name. At first it was more popular for baby boys, but eventually the name won out for little girls. As a result, the more feminized forms of Averie and Averi emerged as respellings primarily in the United States, ostensibly as a way to make the gender-neutral name look more female. Today Avery is a Top 20 female name in both the United States and Canada.

Popularity of the Name Averi

The unisex name Avery suddenly got very popular for little girls in the past 10+ years, so it’s no surprise (particularly for Americans) that alternate spellings started to appear. Now parents can choose from Avery, Averie or Averi. Avery is the most traditional and dignified option while Averie is youthful and cutesy with the “-ie” suffix. Averi is the option that looks slightly incomplete or unfinished. The spelling of Averi has only been on the Top 1000 list of U.S. baby girl names since 2008 and she’s always resided near the very bottom of the charts. This is definitely not a popular name or a preferred spelling of Avery. It’s given to roughly 300 babies per year, while Avery goes to about 7,300. We say stick with Avery – it just makes life a little easier.
Popularity of the Girl Name Averi
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Averi

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  • Children of Famous People Named Averi

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Personality of the Girl Name Averi

The number one personality is a leader - strong and competitive. They are willing to initiate action and take risks. One personalities work hard toward their endeavors and have the ability to apply their creative and innovative thinking skills with strong determination. They believe in their ability to succeed and are too stubborn to be hindered by obstacles. Ones meet obstacles head-on with such mental vigor and energy that you better step aside. They resent taking orders, so don't try telling them what to do either. This is an intensely active personality, but they are also known as starters rather than finishers. They have a propensity to become bored and will move quickly to the next project if not properly challenged.  They are the ones to think up and put into action new and brilliant ideas, but they are not the ones to stick around and manage them. This personality has an enthusiastic and pioneering spirit. They are distinctly original.

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