Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Ruller Of Elves
Main Origin Language: English
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In 2017 the name Avery...

• was given to 2,179 baby boys
• was the 181st most popular name for baby boys
• was 25% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Vermont, Hawaii, and South Carolina
• was least popular in North Dakota, Utah, and Idaho
• a unisex name which was given to boys 20% of the time
• was about as popular as Rhett and Steven
Babies Named Avery Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Avery...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2014
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1951
• is 1534% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 119% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to London, Rahul, Adolfo, Sheridan, Halie, Halee
• has the most opposite popularity history to Lionel, Leander, Amos, Millicent, Novella, Charlette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Avery Per State
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Geographically the name Avery...

• 37% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Evan, Asa, Mason, Iris, Lila, Eloise
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Cash, Jude, Juan, Maria, Joanna, Jessica
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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Historically Male Names Now Given to Girls

More information on Avery by the Baby Name Institute

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• What are the chances a kid named Avery will be the only kid named Avery in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Avery compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Avery rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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