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Ay-ver-ee Elf ruler, a sage.


Avery is a gender-neutral name and is of English origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means elf ruler, a sage. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a girl’s name than as a boy’s. Pronounced as Ay-ver-ee, the name is currently in the top 25 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 50 of U.S birth chart of the year 2023. Variations of Avery include Averie, Aeverie.

Is Avery a boy's name or a girl's? Well, Avery originated as a boy's name but has recently become a common girl's name. Avery has been among the top baby girls name for almost two decades now. It is the 19th most popular baby girl names in the US for the year 2020, while it ranked 212th as a boy’s name. Avery is also a well-loved baby girl name in Canada.

Here are some potential nicknames for Avery: Ave, Avie, Eri, Very.




Avery can be used for both boys and girls.

Common Nicknames

Ave, Avie, Eri, Very


Averie, Aeverie


Ay-ver-ee (Listen)



The rank of Avery in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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