What does Andreas mean?
The original New Testament Greek form of Andrew. The manliness this name refers to is about the duties of a male in the patriarchal society of ancient Greece. The first duty of a man was to protect his home, and this name is sometimes translated as "warrior".
Related boy name: Andre.
Andreas has 30 relations via Andrew: Aindrea, Aindreas, Anders▲, Andie, Andras, Andre▲, Andrea▼, Andrei, Andrej, Andres▲, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrey, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andrius, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej and Ondrey.
Andreas has 1 feminine form: Andrea.Kreatif forms: Aiandreas, Aidreas, Andreasai. [more]
How popular is Andreas?
Andreas is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1110 out of 1220, Top 91%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#11217 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Andreas for boys. Andreas entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #828 in the U.S. in the year 2003, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Andrew (#22 from current records), Andres (#222), Andre (#283), Anders (#750) and Andrea are the popular varying forms of Andreas ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Andreas reached its highest during 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.466%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.454%, 2.5% less). Andrew is the longstanding favorite, though Andres has gained in popularity, while Andrea has become less contemporary. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Andreas and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Andreas is pronounced similarly to Andreus and Andris. Other suggested similar baby names are Adrean, Ander, Anderson▲, Andor, Andrae, Andric, Andrick, Andrik, Androcles, Androclus, Antares, Antero, Aundray, Aundre and Aydrean. These names tend to be less commonly used than Andreas.