The name Audrey is of English origin and means "Noble Strength." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
Nicknames for Audrey include Addie, Audie, Drey, and Drea. Arguably the most famous Audrey is movie actress Audrey Hepburn; other actresses include Audrey Tatou and Audrey Meadows. Faith Hill’s first name is actually Audrey and Audrey Meaney is a British archaeologist. Audrey Malte was the illegitimate daughter of Henry VIII. Audrey Niffenegger is the author of The Time Traveler’s Wife. Fictional Audreys include Audrey from Shakespeare’s As You Like It. There were two Audreys in the musical Little Shop of Horrors: one was the female love interest and the other was a man-eating plant. TV Audreys include Audrey Hanson (Heroes), Audrey Horne (Twin Peaks), and Audrey Raines (24). Little Audrey was the name of a cartoon character/comic book in the mid-century 1900s.
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