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pinWhat does Andreas mean?

Andreas /an-dreas/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Andreas) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Andreas is "man, warrior".

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]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

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.