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Boy Name: Drew

Name: Drew
Pronunciation: \d-rew\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Drew's also a girl name)
Meaning: wise
Origin: Welsh
Related Names: Drury
Sounds Like: Dre, Dray, Dore, Dyer, Trey, Tre
Variant forms: Dru, Drue
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 431
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1301


Drew \d-rew\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Drew), is pronounced droo. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Drew is "wise". Short form of Andrew. Used as an independent name since the 1960s. Dru is a French form. Football player Drew Bledsoe.

Drew has 2 variant forms: Dru and Drue.

For more information, see also the related name Drury.

Baby names that sound like Drew are Dre, Dray, Dore, Dyer, Trey and Tre.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Drew.


Drew is a very popular first name for men (#431 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1301 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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