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Gender: F Meaning of Aubrey: "elf ruler" Origin of Aubrey: English from French version of German ALBERIC Aubrey's Popularity in 2016: #25

The unisex name Aubrey is scooting up the girls' popularity charts, along with the revived Audrey; it has been in the Top 50 for the past four years, and is now at Number 25. After being a 100% male name, it tipped to female in 1974, and is now 98% girls.

Aubrey was a relatively popular male name in England in the Middle Ages, then fell from favor. One possible factor in its popularity for girls is the song about a girl named Aubrey by the group Bread in the 1970s. Most prominent female bearer now is deadpan comic actress Aubrey Plaza, breakout star of Parks & Recreation. Rap/ pop megastar Drake was born Aubrey Drake Graham and goes by his middle name. Terrence Howard is the father of a grown daughter named Aubrey.

Famous People Named Aubrey

Aubrey Christina Plaza, American actress
Aubrey Shea Peeples, American actress and singer
Aubrey Frances Anderson-Emmons, American child actress
Aubrey Morgan O'Day, American television personality and singer of Danity Kane
Aubrey Dollar, American actress
Aubrey Miles, Filipina TV host and actress
Aubrey Bledsoe, American soccer player
Aubrey Howard (b. 1994), daughter of American actor Terrence Howard
Aubrey Ann Genesse (b. 2008), daughter of actors Brooke Theiss and Bryan Genesse
Aubrey Lynn Godsey (b. 2013), daughter of TV personalities Maddy Godsey and Cody Jensen of "16 and Pregnant"
Aubrey Ann Kunitz (b. 2014), daughter of ice hockey player Chris Kunitz
Aubrey (b. 2016), daughter of TV personality Andrea Salinas of "Little Women: Atlanta"

Pop Culture References for the name Aubrey

Aubrey Oviedo, character in the "Sims" series
Aubrey Posen, character in the movie "Pitch Perfect"
Aubrey, character in movie "Sironia"
Aubrey Diaz, character from the TV series "October Road"
Aubrey, character in movie "Goats"
Aubrey Miller, character in movie "The First Time"
Aubrey Davis, character in movie "The Grudge 2"
"Love, Aubrey," novel by Suzanne LaFleur