Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Aubrey
gender = unisex
meaning = rules the elves
related names =
footnotes = Of Teutonic origin, "Aubrey" means "Fair Ruler of the Little People", or "King of the Elves" Fact|date=March 2008. The name Alberich is a more common Germanic variant, with the syllable 'Alb' translating as "Elf" and 'Ric' representing "power". In the twelfth century, a Christian saint and abbot named St. Aubrey founded the Cistercian Order, seeking to operate under the Rule of St. Benedict, continuing Benedictine of Nursia's tradition of solitary scholarship in a community of monasticism.
The name is traditionally male, but is also used as a feminine name in the
United States. It was the 69th most popular name given to girls born in the United States in 2007. It was last ranked among the top 1,000 most common names for boys in the United States in 2002. It was the 479th most common name for all males in the United States in the 1990 census. [ [http://www.behindthename.com/top/search.php?terms=aubrey Behind the Name] ]
Aubrey may refer to:
John Aubrey, author and member of a notable English family
Sam Aubrey, former basketball player and coach of Oklahoma State University
Aubrey of Buonalbergo, first wife of Robert Guiscard
Aubrey de Coucy, Earl of Northumbria
Aubrey de Vere I, 11th-century Anglo-Norman knight
Aubrey de Vere II, 12th-century Lord Great Chamberlainof England
Aubrey de Vere III, first Earl of Oxford
Aubrey de Vere IV, second Earl of Oxford
Aubrey de Troisfontaines, a French chronicler of the 13th century
Aubrey Thomas de Vere, an English poet
Aubrey Beardsley, an English artist, illustrator, and author
Aubrey Morris, an English actor
Aubrey Graham, a Canadian actor
Aubrey Lyles(1884-1932), African Americanperformer and lyricist with F. E. Milleras "Miller and Lyles"
Aubrey O'Day, an American singer
Aubrey de Grey, a biomedical gerontologist
Aubrey Huff, an American baseball playerolar
Aubrey Dollar, American actress
Abba Eban, Israeli diplomat, born Aubrey Meir Solomon
Jack Aubrey, one of the protagonists from Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey–Maturin series
Aubrey Valentine, a fictional character in the popular BBCsoap opera " EastEnders"
*"Aubrey", a episode of "
*"Aubrey", a song by Bread from the album "
Aubrey, well-known Chicago area dominatrix
* Aubrey Chorde, one of the main characters of webcomic
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Aubrey — ist der Name von Personen: Aubrey Addams (*1987), US amerikanische Pornodarstellerin James Aubrey (1947–2010), britischer Schauspieler John Aubrey (1626–1697), britischer Altertumsforscher und Autor Juliet Aubrey (* 1969), englische… … Deutsch Wikipedia
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Aubrey, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1500 Housing Units (2000): 597 Land area (2000): 2.082305 sq. miles (5.393144 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.082305 sq. miles (5.393144 sq. km) FIPS code … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Aubrey — m, f English: from a Norman French form of the Germanic name Alberic, composed of the elements alb elf, supernatural being + ric power. This was the (appropriate) name, according to Germanic mythology, of the king of the elves. The native Old… … First names dictionary
Aubrey — Aubrey, Aubry englische, französische Form von → Alberich (Bedeutungszusammensetzung aus: »Naturgeist« und »Herrscher«) … Deutsch namen
Aubrey — masc. personal name, from O.Fr. Auberi, from O.H.G. Alberich ruler of elves, or *Alb(e)rada elf counsel (fem.). In U.S., it began to be used as a girl s name c.1973 and was among the top 100 given names for girls born 2006 2008, eclipsing its use … Etymology dictionary
Aubrey — Aubrey1 [ô′brē] n. [Fr Aubri < Ger Alberich < OHG alb,ELF + rihhi, ruler, realm: see REICH] a masculine name Aubrey2 [ô′brē] John 1626 97; Eng. biographer & antiquary … English World dictionary
Aubrey — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Aubrey est à l origine un prénom anglais à la fois masculin et féminin. Le prénom masculin est issu de l ancien prénom français Aubry, Aubery qui est le… … Wikipédia en Français
Aubrey — This interesting name, with variant spelling Aubrey, Aubray, Aubry, Aubery, Aubury and Obray, derives from three possible origins. Firstly, the name may come from the Middle English and Old French personal name Aubri , itself deriving from the… … Surnames reference