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Andrew (girl)

What does Andrew mean?

Andrew Pronunciation of Andrew [an-drew] as a name for girls (also used more widely as boys' name Andrew) is a Greek name, and the name Andrew means "manly, virile". Andrew is an alternate spelling of Andrea (Greek): from the word "andreia". See also Drew and Tandy.

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Andrew has 18 variants: Aindrea, Andra, Andre, Andree, Andreya, Andri, Andria, Aondrea, Aundrea, Ohndrea, Ohndreea, Ohndria, Ondrea, Ondreea, Ondria, Onndrea, Onndreea and Onndria.

22 more related forms via Andrea: Ande, Andee, Andera, Andere, Anderea, Andi, Andie, Andrean, Andreana, Andreas, Andreena, Andreina, Andrel, Andrena, Andrene, Andresa, Andrette, Andrewena, Andrewina, Andrina, Andrine and Andy.

11 masculine forms: Analu, Anders, Andino, Andre, Andreas, Andrian, Andrik, Drew, Jedrek, Kendrew and Tandie.

Creative forms:
(female) Adrew, Aldrew, ..

(male) Anadri, Antair, ..

Middle name pairings:
Andrew Kaylie (A.K.), ..

How popular is Andrew?

Andrew is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2203 out of 4276, Top 52%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#2521 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Andrew reached its apex position of #941 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrew name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Andrew outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Andi (#911 from current records), Andie (#1404), Andra, Andre, Andrea (#117), Andreana, Andree, Andreina, Andria, Aundrea and Drew (#1182) are the popular variation forms of Andrew. Other forms, like Andrene, are uncommon. These forms of Andrew were favored by parents 4 decades ago (usage of 0.74%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.21%, 72%). Andrea is the steady favorite, although Andi seems to be gaining favor too, while Andrea is now less common.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrew, Andi, Andie, Andra, Andre in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrea, Andreana, Andree, Andreina, Andria in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aundrea, Drew in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Andrea outside U.S.

Similar Names

Andrew is pronounced similarly to Ondra. Other recommended names are Adare, Adde, Addey, Addie, Adel, Aden, Adie, Adley, Adore, Adoree, Adra, Adrah, Adrea, Adreea, Adria, Adrie, Adrien, Aide, Aidee, Aldea, Alfre, Alurea, Ambre, Amore, Anabel, Analee, Anayeh, Anda, Andena, Anet, Ange, Angel, Angie, Anice, Anikee, Anjel, Anke, Anne, Anner, Annes, Annie, Anora, Anorah, Ansley, Anthe, Anthea, Antje, Anuhea, Anwen, Ardeen, Arden, Ardra, Aren, Astrea, Ateret, Aubre, Aubree, Aubrey, Aude, Audie, Audra, Audrea, Audree, Audreen, Audrey, Audri, Audria, Audrie, Audris, Audry, Audrye (see Audrey), Aurea, Averel and Azuree. These names tend to be less frequently used than Andrew.