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Avery Name Meaning and Origin

Avery Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

wise, ruler, elf counsel

Name Origin


The name Avery means 'wise' or 'ruler', originating from the English language. It also has connections to 'elf counsel', suggesting a mystical and wise nature.

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Avery Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Avery is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow, making it pleasant to the ears.

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The name Avery has a balanced and harmonious rhythm in its syllables, making it easy to say and remember.

Famous People Named Avery

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● Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks is a renowned actor known for his role as Captain Benjamin Sisko in the television series 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine'. He has received critical acclaim for his performances in both film and theater.

● Avery Bradley

Avery Bradley is a professional basketball player who has played for teams like the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat. Known for his defensive skills, he has made a name for himself in the NBA.

● Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is a former NBA player and coach, best known for his time coaching the Dallas Mavericks. He has been praised for his leadership abilities and strategic coaching style.

Avery Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Avery

The name Avery does not have strong negative associations or cultural symbols. It is generally well-received and carries a sense of wisdom and leadership.

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