What does Andreas mean?
Andreas \a-nd-reas, 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".
Andreas has 47 related variations via Andrew: Adem, Aindrea, Aindreas, Analu, Anders, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andras, Andre, Andrea▼, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrey, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andrius, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Andy, Antero, Dandie, Dandy, Drew, Dru, Drud, Drue, Drugi, Mandrew, Ohndrae, Ohndre, Ohnrey, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej and Ondrey.
Andreas has 1 feminine form: Andrea.
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 the previous year), Andres (#222), Andy (#281), Andre (#283), Drew (#322), Anders (#750) and Andrea are the popular varying forms of Andreas ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in 1997 (usage of 0.5484%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.515%, down 6.1%), with the version Andrea becoming less in vogue. Anders (#750), Drew (#322), Andres (#222) and Andre (#283) are four of the more fashionable baby names in this list, and there is a revival in baby name popularity for Andres and Drew. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Andreas and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)