The following information is from thinkbabynames.com
Avery \a-ve-ry\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Avery), is pronounced AY-vree.
It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Avery is "elf or magical counsel". Transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages from a Norman French pronunciation of Alfred.
Avery has 2 variant forms: Averey and Avry.
Baby names that sound like Avery are Averi, Averie and Iver.
Avery is a somewhat popular first name for men (#638 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#775 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Avery for boys. (2010 statistics)