What does Andrei mean?
Andrei /an-drei/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Andrei's name origins are French and Greek, and the name Andrei means "man, warrior". Andrei is a variant transcription of Andre (French, Greek): André is a version of Andrew. Andreu is a common surname.
Andrei has 43 more different forms via Andre, Andrew: Adem, Aindreas, Analu, Anders▲, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andras, Andreas, Andrej, Andres▲, Andresj, Andreus, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andris, Andrius, Andros, Andrzej, Andy, Antero, Dandie, Dandy, Deandre▲, Dray, Dre, Drew▲, Dru, Drud, Drue, Drugi, Mandrew, Ohndre, Ohnrey, Ondre, Ondrej and Ries.Kreatif forms: Aldrei, Anadrei, Antair. [more]
How popular is Andrei?
Andrei is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#70679 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Andrei (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Anders (#750 the previous year), Andre (#283), Andrea, Andreas, Andres (#222), Andrew (#22), Andy (#281), Deandre (#619) and Drew (#322). Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in 1997 (usage of 0.568%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.5001%, down 12%), with the version Andrea becoming less in vogue. The more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Anders (#750), Andre (#283), Andres (#222), Deandre (#619) and Drew (#322), and there is also a resurgence in baby name usage for Andres and Drew. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Andrei and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)