Baby Name Games

Audrey February 20, 2007

Filed under: Girls A,Top 100 List — namegames @ 9:00 pm

United States Top 100         Girls

Popularity

  • The name Audrey was ranked 68 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Audrey was ranked 955 in 1880. It quickly gained popularity and broke into the top 100 at 82 in 1921. It eventually fell out of popularity, reaching an alltime low of 279 in 1972. It increased in popularity in the 1990’s and looks like it will continue to do so.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It follows the trend of old-fashioned names coming back into popularity.
  • It works well for parents avoiding nicknames.

Meaning

  • The English meaning of Audrey is “noble strength.”

Alternate Spellings

Nickname

  • Aud, Audy

Is your name Audrey or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.

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