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Pronounced A-vr.
-- dreamflower  2/2/2008
I simply love the name. It's uncommon, strong but still a beautiful girl's name.
-- LoQuiero  2/5/2008
The spelling Avra is Greek, it translates to aura or breeze. The more common spelling Avrah is the feminine form of Abraham in Hebrew, which is Avram or Avraham.
-- aray324  5/29/2008
All of the Avras I know (and I know several) are Greek, and they pronounce it AH-vrah. I think the other user is right about it being a Greek name (also if you google it, it's largely associated with Greek people and places). I don't know about it being derived from αὔρη (aúrē) meaning breeze though. [noted -ed]
-- Ora  11/24/2014
Pronounced Ahv'rah. Accent on the first syllabil, flat A's like in lava.
-- aray324  5/29/2008
I saw this name on a real estate sign and fell in love. I pronounce it A-vra, with the first A being a long vowel sound. It's short, sweet and lovely. I also think it would age well.
-- C.Ambrosi  10/27/2013

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