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Andrea meaning and name origin

Andrea \a-nd-rea, an-drea\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Andrea), is pronounced AHN-free-ah, AN-dree-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Andrea is "manly, virile". From the word "andreia" or feminine form of Andrew or Andreas, much favored for blended variants. Also used as nickname of Alexandra. The name was not used during the Middle Ages, but has existed since the 17th century. Actresses Andie MacDowell, Andrea McArdle.

Andrea has 51 variant forms: Aindrea, Ande, Andee, Andera, Andere, Anderea, Andi, Andie, Andra, Andranetta, Andre, Andrean, Andreana, Andreanna, Andreas, Andree, Andreena, Andreina, Andrel, Andrena, Andrene, Andresa, Andrette, Andrewena, Andrewina, Andreya, Andri, Andria, Andriana, Andrianna, Andrianne, Andrielle, Andrienne, Andrietta, Andrina, Andrine, Andy, Aondrea, Aundrea, Drea, Dreena, Drena, Ohndrea, Ohndreea, Ohndria, Ondrea, Ondreea, Ondria, Onndrea, Onndreea and Onndria.

For more information, see also related names Deandra, Keandra, Kendra and Vondra.

Andrea is also pronounced similarly to Ondra. Other suggested similar baby names are Adrea and Audrea.

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Popularity of Andrea

Andrea is a very popular first name for females (#81 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23256 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Andrea name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Andrea with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Andrea name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Andrea outside U.S.