What does Andre mean?
Andre [an-dre] as a name for girls (also used more regularly as boys' name Andre) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Andre is "manly, virile". Andre is an alternate spelling of Andrea (Greek): from the word "andreia".
ASSOCIATED WITH greek
(female) Anudre, Audre, ..
(male) Aners, Antair, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Andre Kalia (A.K.), ..
How popular is Andre?
Andre is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2525 out of 4276, Top 59%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#3950 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Andre entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1685 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Andre are Andrea (#117 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Andi (#911), Andie (#1404), Andrew, Andria, Aundrea, Andreina, Andreana, Andra and Andree. These relations of Andre were at the apex of their popularity 4 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.7%) and are now much less common (USAGE 0.2%, ▼73%), with the form Andrea going out of style. Andrea is a constant favorite, although Andi seems to be gaining popularity too.
Andre is pronounced similarly to Ondra. Other suggested similar names are Adare, Adde, Addie▼, Ade, Adie, Adore, Adra, Adrea, Adrie, Aide, Aidee, Alfre, Ambre, Amore, Anda, Ange, Angie▼, Angle, Anice, Anise, Anke, Anne▼, Annie▼, Anora, Anthe, Antje, Ardra, Aubre, Aude, Audie▼, Audra▼, Audrea, Audree, Audrey▲, Audri, Audrie, Audry, Audrye (see Audrey), Aure and Azure. These names tend to be less frequently used than Andre.