What does Drea mean?
Drea [drea] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the name Drea means "manly, virile". Drea is a version of Andrea (Greek): from the word "andreia".
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(female) Daea, Diea, ..
(male) Dreago, Dreary, ..
How popular is Drea?
Drea is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#68973 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the history of the girl name Drea and related names. The only prominent varying form of Drea (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 is Andrea (#117 last year). This form of Drea was favored as a baby name during the years 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.71%) and has become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.18%, ▼75%), with Andrea falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Drea is alike in pronunciation to Drew, Dru and Drue. Other suggested similar names are Adrea, Alea, Arlea, Bea, Beea, Brea, Breea, Cerea, Clea, Dada, Dael, Daena, Dana▼, Danea, Dara▼, Darda, Darel, Daria, Darra, Darya, Daya, De-, Dea, Deb, Dee▼, Deena▼, Deja▼, Del, Dela, Dena▼, Dereka, Deren, Deva, Dila, Dina▼, Dita, Diza, Doda, Doe, Dola, Dona▼, Dora▼, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Doria, Dorma, Dorsea, Dreama, Dreda, Drina, Drora, Duena, Duna, Dusa, Dyna, Gaea, Klea, Larea, Lea, Mea, Nea, Orfea, Rea, Rhea, Shea, Tea▼, Terea, Thea▲, Trea and Zea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Drea.See names in meaning and etymology.