Meaning: Elf king
Alternate spellings: Aubree, Aubrie
Here’s a secret: Aubrey’s a French name that means “elf king.” Keep it to yourself, though… your girl won’t appreciate the elf association or the title (she prefers “queen,” if you please).
So why “king”? Aubrey has spent most of its life as a boy’s name, popular in the Middle Ages and appearing on the boys’ list until 2002. Aubrey the girl appeared as if by elf magic and swept her brother into history.
By The Numbers
U.S. Rank by Year
Rank of Similar Names in 2008