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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Avary

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  • A user from Australia says the name Avary is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Thankful".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Avary is of Gaelic origin and means "Elf Ruler".

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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Avary

Roger Avary is a motion picture/television screenwriter, director, producer, film, television, film director, television producer, motion picture/televisionscreenwriter, and directorandproducer. He was most prominent from 1992 to present. Roger was given the name Roger d'Avary on August 23rd, 1965 in Flin Flon.


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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 5 5 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 8 8 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 33 28 5
2002 38 31 7
2003 48 42 6
2004 72 67 5
2005 102 93 9
2006 107 97 10
2007 121 112 9
2008 106 106 0
2009 89 84 5
2010 72 72 0
2011 81 74 7
2012 91 85 6
2013 106 100 6
2014 105 95 10
2015 87 87 0
2016 85 78 7
2017 64 59 5

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International Interest for Avary

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Avary as a first name

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Popularity of Avary as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Avary U.S.
  White 80.89% 64.26%
  African American 4.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Avary

People with the last name Avary are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Avary

  • How Popular is the name Avary? Avary is the 8,194th most popular name of all time. As a last name Avary was the 83,541st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Avary have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,482 babies born with the first name Avary in the United States. That's more than enough people named Avary to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Avary? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Avary first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avary is Tuesday, September 3rd, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Avary born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avary was in 2007 with a total of 112 babies.
  • Random Avary Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Avary is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Avary: Your name in reverse order is Yrava. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rayva. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Avary? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 225 people with the last name Avary.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Avary? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Avary as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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