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Andrea (boy)

What does Andrea mean?

Andrea Pronunciation of Andrea [an-drea] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Andrea) is a Greek name, and the meaning of Andrea is "man, warrior". Andrea is a variant form of Andrew (Greek).

Associated with: greek, warrior.

Variations

Andrea has 10 variants: Aindrea, Andre, Andrei, Andrey, Andro, Andru, Andruw, Ohndrae, Ondrei and Ondrey.

27 more relations via Andrew: Adem, Aindreas, Anders, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andras, Andreas, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andrius, Andros, Andrzej, Andy, Mandrew, Ohndre, Ondre and Ondrej.

6 feminine forms: Andie, Deandra, Keandra, Kendra, Ondrea and Vondra.

Creative forms:
(male) Aldrea, Ardrea, ..

(female) Andea, Andia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Andrea Gregory (A.G.), ..

How popular is Andrea?

Andrea is a somewhat popular first name for men (#900 out of 1220, Top 74%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#17613 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Andrea was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #671 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Anders (#794 from current records), Andre (#279), Andreas (#1255), Andrei (#1917), Andres (#228), Andrew (#30), Andrey (#1657), Andru and Andy (#323) are the prominent variation forms of Andrea ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Andrea was well-received in the year 1990 (average #984) and is now significantly less (#1048, 59% less usage), with the version Andrew becoming less fashionable. Andrew has generally been popular among parents, though Anders has grown popular as well over time.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Andrea is alike in pronunciation to Andrae, Aundray, Indra, Ohndrei, Ohndrey, Ondrae and Ondray. Other suggested similar names are Abda, Abdel, Adael, Adare, Addie, Aden, Adiel, Adler, Adley, Adrean, Adreyan, Adriel, Adrien, Adryan, Ahren, Ainslea, Airel, Alden, Aldred, Aldrin, Alfre, Alfrey, Alldred, Amerey, Anael, Ander, Andino, Andon, Andreus, Andric, Andrick, Andrik, Andris, Ange, Angel, Angie, Anjel, Anse, Ansel, Anslea, Antares, Anteo, Anwel, Ara, Ardel, Arden, Arel, Aren, Ares, Arlea, Arren, Atlea, Audey, Audie, Aundre, Autrey, Averel, Averet, Averey, Ayden, Aydrean, Aydrian, Aydrien, Ayren, Azarel, Azarya, Enea and Hadlea (see Hadley). These names tend to be less frequently used than Andrea.

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