Avy Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Abby:
Short form of Abigail, which is derived from the Hebrew avigayil (father of exaltation, father is rejoicing).
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- Comments and insights on the name Avy
I have a 23 year old daughter her name is Avy. It is pronounced like Amy but witj a "v". Sounds more like as you would pronoun e aviary. I am quite positive dolly partons mother was named avy possibly avi. I do believe that the name has some jewish meaning to it. Avy is the name of my 5 year old daughter. It is pronounced with a short "a" sound. It sounds very much like Abby only substitute the "bb" with a "v". I have not once in my life ever ran into another Avy. I have heard it used in a movie, but it was for a male character and pronounced like Awh-vee. It was also a movie where the characters were in Europe so it may be a popular name there for men? Anyways, it's definitely been one of a kind for us. Everyone we run into who asks her name end up saying they love it, but there is no true way to judge if they said it to be polite or because they actually loved it.
- Personal experiences with the name Avy
In our personal experience, people pronounce it wrong the first time. They always assume its with a long "a" sound, like in avi-ator...but it's not supposed to be pronounced that way.
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- Meanings and history of the name Avy
I have searched all over for a meaning and history of this name, but have never found anything on it besides it being a possible variant of "Abby" or a nickname for "avigail" / " Abigail"....so I guess it's up for grabs to give a meaning?!?!
- Famous real-life people named Avy
None that I know of.
- Avy in song, story & screen
None that I know of, except for the male version pronounced Awh-vee in the movie Snatch.