Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Audrey f. Old English æþel 'noble' + Old English þryþ 'strength'.

The name of a 7th C Anglo-Saxon saint.

England
Latin
1381 Etheldreda (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 87
Early Modern English
1560 Audrey BUmar-vol9 p. 147; 1570 Etheldred DEmar-vol1 p. 82; 1585 Awdrie SaxhamSf p. 39; 1586 Etheldred CAmar-vol1 p. 130; 1594 Audry DEmar-vol2 p. 28; 157– Audrey BUmar-vol2 p. 141
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Audrey". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Audrey.