Meaning and name origin
Drea \d-rea\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Drea is "manly, virile". Drea is a variant of Andrea (Greek): from the word "andreia" or feminine form of Andrew or Andreas, much favored for blended variants.
Drea is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Drea and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Andrea (#125). (2014 statistics).
Drea is also pronounced similarly to Drew▼, Dru and Drue. Other suggested similar baby names are Brea▼, Dara▼, Daria▼, Darra, Darya, Dea, Dora▼, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Doria, Dreda, Drena and Trea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Drea.