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GenderMasculine & Feminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.AW-bree
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Meaning & History

Norman French form of the Germanic name ALBERICH. As an English masculine name it was common in the Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century. Since the mid-1970s it has more frequently been given to girls, due to Bread's 1972 song 'Aubrey' along with its similarity to the established feminine name Audrey.
VariantAuberon
Feminine FormsAubree, Aubrie
Other Languages & CulturesAlberich Ancient Germanic Ælfric Anglo-Saxon Alberich, Alberic Germanic Mythology Alberico Italian Elric Medieval English

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Entry updated July 2, 2017