- John,1626–97, English antiquary.
- a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “elf” and “ruler.”
Examples from the Web for aubrey
My wife (Susie Hariet) was pregnant with our second child (they have two children, daughter Willow, 4, and son Aubrey, 2).Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho
September 19, 2014
Aubrey Lee Price disappeared in 2012, allegedly suicidal over the millions he was found to have embezzled from his banking job.First Rule of the Fake Dead Bankers Club: Stay Gone
January 3, 2014
So Aubrey Plaza (who plays April) is really like that in real life?Parks and Recreation’s Aziz Ansari Is 30 Years Old and Writing a Book About Modern Love
November 12, 2013
It stars me and Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly and Molly Shannon.Dane Dehaan Is Hollywood’s Homicidal Darling
October 20, 2013
Drake's Bar Mitzvah Dance No 13-year-old has ever had as much swagger as Drake, then simply Aubrey Graham, at his bar mitzvah.The Six Most Fabulous, Most Epic Bar Mitzvah Dances Ever (VIDEO)
August 14, 2013
Your past history is known but to the good old Aubrey and myself.
My dear Evelyn, you are born to spoil every one—from Sultan to Aubrey.
No, my dear, you are too noisy; these children are quite spoiled, Mr. Aubrey.
Selfish as the nature of this complaint might be, Aubrey was struck with its justice.
Aubrey mentions this as having been "written in Dublin, and never printed."Shakespearean Playhouses
Joseph Quincy Adams
- John. 1626–97, English antiquary and author, noted for his vivid biographies of his contemporaries, Brief Lives (edited 1898)
Word Origin and History for aubrey
masc. personal name, from Old French Auberi, from Old High German 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 for boys, which faded in proportion.