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Drew (girl)

What does Drew mean?

Drew Pronunciation of Drew [drew] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Drew) is pronounced drew. It is of Scottish origin. Short form of Andrew (Greek) "masculine". Actress Drew Barrymore.

Associated with: scottish, greek.

Variations

Creative forms:
(female) Darew, Derew, ..

(male) Dric, Dro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Drew Taelynn (D.T.), ..

How popular is Drew?

Drew is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3273 out of 4276, Top 77%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#1451 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Drew was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #615 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is presently at #1182. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. The only other prominent varying form of Drew (#1182 last year) is Andrew. These relations of Drew were at the top of their popularity in the year 1999 and are somewhat less common today.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Drew and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Drew is pronounced similarly to Drea, Dru and Drue. Other recommended names are Dael, Darel, De-, Dea, Deb, Dee, Del, Deren, Doe, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Dreda and Drena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Drew.

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