Audrey Name Meaning & Origin

Audrey

Pronunciation: AW-dree (key)

Origin of the name Audrey:

Derived from the Old English Æđelþpryđ or Æthelthryth, a compound name composed of the elements æđel, æthel (noble) and þryđ, thryth (might, strength): hence, "noble strength." Var: Audra, Audrie, Audrina, Audry.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Audra, Audree, Audry

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Nicknames for Audrey

Aud, Audie, Dree-Dree, Drey, Audge,Audj, Aud-aud, Aud-wod, Audgee, Aj (short for Audrey Josephine)

Meanings and history of the name Audrey

The name Audrey comes from Old English and means "noble strength".

Famous real-life people named Audrey

Audrey Meadows, American actress
Audrey Landers, American actress and singer
Audrey Long, American actress
Audrey Tautou, French actress
Audrey Niffenegger, American author
Audrey Hepburn, British actress and humanitarian
Audrey Neel, American painter
Audrey Mae Kinnear (b. 2006), daughter of American actor and television personality Greg Kinnear and British glamour model Helen Labdon
Audrey Elizabeth (b. 2004), daughter of Sara Evans
Audrey Clair (b. 2002), daughter of Steve Zahn
Audrey Caroline (b. 2001), daughter of Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
Audrey Middleton, Contestant on the CBS reality show Big Brother 17

Audrey in song, story & screen

Audrey is the name of both the female lead and the man-eating plant in the 1980's musical "Little Shop of Horrors"
Audrey is a comic character in Shakespeare's "As You Like It"
Audrey is the name of the beautiful love interest of Jack Bauer in the TV series 24
Audrey Liddell is a character in the TV series Dawson's Creek
Audrey Horne is a character in the TV series Twin Peaks
Audrey Smith is the main character in the Paramount
cartoon Little Audrey
Audrey, daughter of Aurora, from Disney's Descendants
Audrey Rocio Ramirez is a character in the 2001 Disney movie Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Audrey Parker, Main Character In "Haven"

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