Audrey

[ aw-dree ]
/ ˈɔ dri /
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noun

a female given name: from Old English words meaning “noble” and “strength.”

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Audrey

fem. proper name, contracted from Etheldreda, a Latinized form of Old English Æðelðryð, literally "noble might," from æðele "noble" (see atheling) + ðryð "strength, might."

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