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Boy Name: Andrew

Name: Andrew
Pronunciation: \a-nd-rew, an-drew\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: man, warrior
Origin: Greek
Related Names: Andrik, Evander, Tandie
Sounds Like: Ander, Andris, Andreus, Andrae, Andric
Variant forms: Adem, Aindrea, Aindreas, Analu, Anders, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andras, Andre, Andres, Andrea, Andreas, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrey, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andrius, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Andy, Antero, Dandie, Dandy, Drew, Dru, Drud, Drue, Drugi, Mandrew, Ohndrae, Ohndre, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej, Ohnrey, Ondrey
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 35
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2528

Description

Andrew \a-nd-rew, an-drew\ as a boy's name is pronounced AN-droo. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Andrew is "man, warrior". English form of the Greek name Andreas. Biblical: the first chosen of the 12 apostles. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and Russia. The "Saint Andrew's Cross", representing Scotland, appears on the flag of the United Kingdom. Andras is a Welsh form; Andy is the pet form. See also Andino, Jedrek, and Kendrew. American Presidents Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson; industrialist Andrew Carnegie; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; actors Andy Devine, Andy Griffith, Andy Garcia; artists Andrew Wyeth, and Andy Warhol; baseball player Andruw Jones.

Andrew has 49 variant forms: Adem, Aindrea, Aindreas, Analu, Anders, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andras, Andre, Andres, Andrea, Andreas, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrey, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andrius, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Andy, Antero, Dandie, Dandy, Drew, Dru, Drud, Drue, Drugi, Mandrew, Ohndrae, Ohndre, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej, Ohnrey and Ondrey.

For more information, see also related names Andrik, Evander and Tandie.

Baby names that sound like Andrew are Ander, Andris, Andreus, Andrae and Andric.

View a list of the 19 names that reference Andrew.

Popularity

Andrew is a very popular first name for men (#35 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2528 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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