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What does Drea mean?

Drea Pronunciation of 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".

Associated with: greek.


3 relations via Andrea: Dreena, Drena and Ondrea.

Creative forms:
(female) Daea, Diea, ..

(male) Drin, Drus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Drea Ella (D.E.), ..

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. 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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrea in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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