English from French version of German Alberic
"elf ruler"

Aubrey Origin and Meaning

The name Aubrey is both a boy's name and a girl's name of French, English origin meaning "elf ruler".
The unisex name Aubrey is scooting up the girls' popularity charts, along with the revived Audrey. After being a 100% male name, it tipped to female in 1974, and is now 98% girls, among the most popular girls' names starting with A.

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.
# 65 in the US

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Famous People Named Aubrey

  • Aubrey Christina PlazaAmerican actress
  • Aubrey Shea PeeplesAmerican actress and singer
  • Aubrey Frances AndersonEmmons, American child actress
  • Aubrey Morgan O'DayAmerican television personality and singer of Danity Kane
  • Aubrey DollarAmerican actress
  • Aubrey MilesFilipina TV host and actress
  • Aubrey BledsoeAmerican 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"

Aubrey in Pop Culture

  • Aubrey Oviedocharacter in the "Sims" series
  • Aubrey Posencharacter in the movie "Pitch Perfect"
  • Aubreycharacter in movie "Sironia"
  • Aubrey Diazcharacter from the TV series "October Road"
  • Aubreycharacter in movie "Goats"
  • Aubrey Millercharacter in movie "The First Time"
  • Aubrey Davischaracter in movie "The Grudge 2"
  • "LoveAubrey," novel by Suzanne LaFleur
  • Aubrey Littlecharacter in the second campaign of the podcast "The Adventure Zone"