Audrey



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

Why did Audrey sport a ceremonial crown with tassles similar to a young Marie Fontenot in said vieo?
True Detective’s Red Herring: Actress Erin Moriarty, Who Plays Marty’s Daughter, Tells All Marlow Stern March 9, 2014

The finale left some questions unanswered as far as Audrey is concerned.
True Detective’s Red Herring: Actress Erin Moriarty, Who Plays Marty’s Daughter, Tells All Marlow Stern March 9, 2014

Rock the Vote spokeswoman Audrey Gelman told The Daily Beast that Lil Jon “took zero convincing” to do the video.
Lil Jon on Midterms: Turn Out for What? Tim Mak, Asawin Suebsaeng October 6, 2014

A lot of people thought Audrey was doomed and linked to the cult.
True Detective’s Red Herring: Actress Erin Moriarty, Who Plays Marty’s Daughter, Tells All Marlow Stern March 9, 2014

At Givenchy, designer Riccardo Tisci has settled into a house once defined by the gamine aesthetic of Audrey Hepburn.
Paris Fall Fashion Week 2012: A Finale at Yves Saint Laurent Robin Givhan March 6, 2012

Historical Examples

Audrey supposed so too, but she was not quite certain of Michael’s movements.
Lover or Friend Rosa Nouchette Carey

The whole thing was very odd; but then the ways of Audrey were inscrutable.
Audrey Craven May Sinclair

Audrey was glad that she did so—she was glad to be alone for one moment, in which to recover herself.
Anxious Audrey Mabel Quiller-Couch

From these rapid observations Audrey concluded that Miss Haviland was poor.
Audrey Craven May Sinclair

Audrey listened and was comforted, but the shadow did not quite leave her eyes.
Audrey Mary Johnston

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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