Names of the Week – Parker & Avery

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This weeks names are: Parker & Avery
This month all the names of the week will be unisex names!

Parker – an English surname and occupational name, meaning “park keeper”.  Parker is more popular with both sexes than its ever been in the U.S.  Currently #74 for boys and #267 for girls.  Parker has a sporty sound and follows the trend of names ending in -er.

Actress Parker Posey Character Avery Jennings from Disney's "Dog with a Blog" (portrayed by Genevieve Hannelius)

Actress Parker Posey
Character Avery Jennings from Disney’s “Dog with a Blog”
(portrayed by Genevieve Hannelius)

Avery – is an English name with one of the cutest meanings, “ruler of the elves”.  What little kid wouldn’t love that meaning?  Avery is derived from the name Alfred and is immensely popular at #12 for girls and #196 for boys in the U.S.

Learn more about these names, middle name ideas, & alternatives:

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
~Meagan

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