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What does Andre mean?

Andre Pronunciation of Andre [an-dre] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Andre) is pronounced AHN-dray. It is of French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Andre is "man, warrior". André is a variant of Andrew. Pianist André Watts; actor André Gregory; composer/conductor André Previn; tennis player Andre Agassi.

Associated with: greek, warrior.

Variations

Andre has 22 variants: Andrae, Andras, Andreas, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andreus, Andrey, Andris, Andrius, Aundray, Aundre, Deandre, Dray, Dre, Ohndrae, Ohndre, Ohnrey, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrey and Ries.

Related boy names: Dion and Keandre.

Andre has 27 more different relations via Andrew: Adem, Aindrea, Aindreas, Analu, Anders, Andie, Andor, Andrea, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Andy, Antero, Dandie, Mandrew and Ondrej.

Creative forms:
(male) Addre, Aydre, ..

(female) Andred, Anrel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Andre Josias (A.J.), ..

How popular is Andre?

Andre is a very popular first name for males (#217 out of 1220, Top 18%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3950 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name history of Andre for boys. Andre reached its peak rank of #131 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is presently at #279. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Andre (#279 via latest list) are Andrew (#30 via latest list), Andres (#228), Andy (#323), Deandre (#610), Anders (#794), Andreas (#1255), Dion (#1279), Andrey (#1657), Andrei (#1917), Keandre, Dre, Andru, Andrea and Andrae. Usage of these forms of Andre was at its highest in the year 1990 (usage of 2%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.8%, 58.8%), with versions such as Dion becoming somewhat outmoded. Anders is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andre, Anders, Andrae, Andrea, Andreas in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrei, Andres, Andrew, Andrey, Andru in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andy, Deandre, Dion, Dre, Keandre in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Andre, Anders, Andreas, Andrew outside U.S.

Similar Names

Andre is alike in pronunciation to Indra, Ohndrei, Ohndrey, Ondrae, Ondray and Onndrae. Other suggested similar names are Adare, Addie, Ade, Aldred, Alfre, Ander, Andon, Andric, Andrik, Ange, Angie, Anse, Ardie, Audie, D'Andre, Dondre, Onfre (see Humphrey) and Onndre (see Ondre). These names tend to be less frequently used than Andre.

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