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Avery sounds like boy vs. Avery sounds like girl

My husband likes Avery for a girl. I think it sounds more like a boy name. And I work at a pediatrician office. Normally Avery is a boy. What do you think?

The Top Baby Name is...

Avery Sounds Like Boy

47%

Avery Sounds Like Girl

53%

Poll created: Jan 03, 2014
Total Votes: 19

Comments

Avery seems girly to me but to avoid confusion you can spell it Averie which definitely makes it look feminine.
posted by guest :: Jan 03, 2014 07:16 AM | report
Avery is good for all genders.
It leans very heavily girl, however.
posted by guest :: Jan 03, 2014 07:16 AM | report
I agree with you that it is a classic boy name. People are using it for girls as they are Logan, Ryan and Eliot. I could go on. I tend to avoid unisex names or ones broaching that territory.
posted by guest :: Jan 03, 2014 07:18 AM | report
Avery is a name I have always loved for a boy. One of my favorite male actors is named Avery, too. So I guess I am pre-disposed to think of Avery as being male.
posted by guest :: Jan 03, 2014 07:20 AM | report
I know an Avery that’s a boy and an Avery that’s a girl
posted by guest :: Jan 03, 2014 07:25 AM | report
I agree with you, that it’s more of a boy name. However, in the past few years, I’ve met many baby girls named Avery. You could always use it as a middle name since you’re not in love with it.
posted by guest :: Jan 03, 2014 07:51 AM | report
Depends where you are from but where I’m from it would be all boy.
posted by guest :: Jan 03, 2014 08:01 AM | report
I don’t know, but I do know it’s a very ugly name that sounds like ovary.
posted by guest :: Jan 03, 2014 08:28 AM | report

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