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Avery

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How popular is the baby name Avery in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 9 0 9
1881 25 0 25
1882 14 0 14
1883 14 0 14
1884 16 0 16
1885 12 0 12
1886 6 0 6
1887 14 0 14
1888 13 0 13
1889 9 0 9
1890 23 6 17
1891 9 0 9
1892 18 0 18
1893 19 0 19
1894 18 0 18
1895 20 0 20
1896 20 0 20
1897 21 0 21
1898 15 0 15
1899 17 0 17
1900 18 6 12
1901 19 0 19
1902 25 7 18
1903 19 6 13
1904 18 0 18
1905 22 0 22
1906 17 0 17
1907 23 6 17
1908 28 5 23
1909 24 7 17
1910 31 10 21
1911 22 0 22
1912 67 9 58
1913 74 8 66
1914 98 7 91
1915 125 0 125
1916 118 12 106
1917 124 9 115
1918 136 18 118
1919 132 20 112
1920 129 16 113
1921 142 19 123
1922 146 15 131
1923 125 14 111
1924 135 12 123
1925 113 12 101
1926 119 20 99
1927 121 14 107
1928 110 15 95
1929 116 14 102
1930 110 7 103
1931 86 11 75
1932 88 0 88
1933 101 9 92
1934 106 11 95
1935 73 10 63
1936 79 14 65
1937 67 0 67
1938 89 9 80
1939 64 8 56
1940 96 10 86
1941 81 11 70
1942 95 13 82
1943 97 21 76
1944 73 8 65
1945 92 13 79
1946 84 6 78
1947 101 9 92
1948 89 12 77
1949 67 9 58
1950 98 17 81
1951 88 8 80
1952 95 6 89
1953 101 10 91
1954 140 14 126
1955 160 22 138
1956 158 18 140
1957 174 17 157
1958 197 25 172
1959 203 12 191
1960 212 23 189
1961 199 17 182
1962 208 19 189
1963 190 10 180
1964 205 17 188
1965 219 13 206
1966 208 15 193
1967 191 13 178
1968 173 19 154
1969 172 21 151
1970 190 19 171
1971 183 21 162
1972 193 23 170
1973 228 25 203
1974 206 27 179
1975 247 29 218
1976 270 35 235
1977 247 43 204
1978 265 39 226
1979 262 56 206
1980 277 47 230
1981 292 57 235
1982 285 69 216
1983 316 73 243
1984 275 66 209
1985 344 85 259
1986 379 100 279
1987 488 112 376
1988 519 157 362
1989 647 178 469
1990 637 250 387
1991 739 339 400
1992 900 432 468
1993 1,386 453 933
1994 1,633 517 1,116
1995 1,737 542 1,195
1996 1,670 492 1,178
1997 2,108 937 1,171
1998 2,479 1,242 1,237
1999 2,860 1,492 1,368
2000 3,202 1,832 1,370
2001 3,533 2,132 1,401
2002 3,974 2,587 1,387
2003 5,282 3,687 1,595 #89 girl name
2004 5,561 4,041 1,520 #77 girl name
2005 6,314 4,652 1,662 #67 girl name
2006 7,038 5,247 1,791 #52 girl name
2007 7,121 5,380 1,741 #48 girl name
2008 7,575 5,828 1,747 #38 girl name
2009 7,925 6,295 1,630 #32 girl name
2010 8,367 6,670 1,697 #23 girl name
2011 9,125 7,336 1,789 #18 girl name
2012 10,324 8,313 2,011 #13 girl name
2013 11,212 9,167 2,045 #12 girl name
2014 11,830 9,552 2,278 #13 girl name
2015 11,502 9,298 2,204 #16 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Avery baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 149,984 babies born with the name Avery in the United States. That's more than enough Averies to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Avery" was in 2014 with a total of 9,552 babies. (That's a lot of baby Averies)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Avery" ranks #22 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 165 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 7,925 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Avery" mean? The list below shows the origins of Avery as well as things modernly associated with the name Avery such as celebrities named Avery.

Origin and Meaning of Avery

The name "Avery" is of English origin, and it means "Elf Ruler". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks is an actor, director, and singer. Avery was born in 1948 as Avery Franklin Brooks in Evansville, Indiana, U.S.

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Avery Adams

Avery was born in 1981.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Avery

Avery Dennison
Avery Hess
Avery Singer
Avery Wilson
Avery Labels
Avery Sunshine
Avery Template 5160
Avery Templates
Avery 5160

Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

V is for valor, your strength.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yreva". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vyrae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Avery born Jun 13, 1990

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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