What does Drea mean?
Drea /drea/ [1 syll.] as a name for girls. Drea's root is Greek, and the name Drea means "manly, virile". Drea is a version of Andrea (Greek): from the word "andreia". Compare surname Draa.
Drea has 27 related variations via Andrea: Aindrea, Ande, Andee, Andera, Anderea, Andi, Andra, Andre, Andrean, Andreas, Andree, Andrel, Andrena, Andresa, Andrew, Andreya, Andria▼, Andy, Aondrea, Aundrea, Dreena, Drena, Ohndrea, Ondrea, Ondreea, Ondria and Onndrea.Kreatif forms: Dreadu, Dreana, Dudrea. [more]
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)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Drea and related names. Prominent varying forms of Drea (unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Andrea (#125 last year), Andria and Andrew. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4307%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.2917%, down 32.3%), with the version Andria becoming less fashionable. Andrea (#125) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Drea is alike in pronunciation to Drew▼, Dru and Drue. Other suggested similar baby names are Brea▼, Dara▼, Daria▼, Darra, Darya, Dea, Dora▼, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Doria, Dreda and Trea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Drea.