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Meaning and name origin

Andreas \a-nd-reas, an-dreas\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Andreas), is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Andreas is "man". 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".

For more information, see also related boy names Andres and Andre.

There is 1 feminine form of Andreas: Andrea.


Andreas is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1110 out of 1220, Top 91%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#10679 out of 88799, Top 12%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Andreas for boys. Andreas reached its highest rank of #828 in the U.S. in 2003. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Andreas name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Andreas and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Andrew (#22), Andres (#222), Andre (#283) and Andreas. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Andre, Andreas, Andres, Andrew in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Andreas is also pronounced similarly to Aindreas, Andras, Andreus, Andrewes, Andrews, Andries, Andris, Andrius and Andros. Other suggested similar baby names are Aindrea, Anders, Andrae, Andrea, Andrei, Andrej, Andresj, Andrey, Andrezj and Andrian. These names tend to be less commonly used than Andreas.