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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".
There is 1 feminine form of Andreas: Andrea.
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.
Andreas is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1110 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#10679 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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