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

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Origin and Meaning of Avey

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  • A user from New Hampshire, United States says the name Avey is of English origin and means "Bird".
  • A submission from Colorado, United States says the name Avey means "Avery" and is of English origin.
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Notable Persons Named Avey

Avey Tare is an experimental rock, freak folk, neo-psychedelia, electronic music, and noise pop musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, Synthesizer, Percussion instrument, Sampler (musical instrument), Drum machine, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. Avey was given the name David Michael Portner on April 24th, 1979.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Avey

Linda Avey is a in the fields of personal genomics and biotechnology. Linda was born in 1960.


Denis was born on January 11th, 1919 in Essex. He breathed his last breath on July 16th, 2015.


Fred Avey was a soccer player for the Leytonstone F.C., Leyton F.C., Fulham F.C., Torquay United F.C., and Tunbridge Wells F.C. Fred was born on August 31st, 1909 in Poplar, London, England. He left this life on September 17th, 1999.


Sam was born on February 5th, 1895 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. He passed away on August 9th, 1962.


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Popularity of Avey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Avey U.S.
  White 92.75% 64.26%
  African American 1.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Avey

People with the last name Avey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Avey

  • How Popular is the name Avey? Avey is the 33,946th most popular name of all time. As a last name Avey was the 17,258th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Avey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 120 babies born with the first name Avey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Avey to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Avey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Avey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avey is Thursday, January 10th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Avey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avey was in 2008 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Avey: Your name in reverse order is Yeva. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yave. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Avey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,641 people with the last name Avey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Avey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Avey as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k 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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