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What does Andrei mean?

Andrei Pronunciation of Andrei [an-drei] as a name for boys is a Greek name, and the name Andrei means "man, warrior". Andrei is a Slavic form of Andre (French, Greek): André is a version of Andrew.

Associated with: greek, warrior.


Andrei has 11 variants: Aindrea, Andrae, Andrea, Andrey, Andro, Andru, Andruw, Aundray, Ohndrae, Ondrei and Ondrey.

30 more different relations via Andre, Andrew: Adem, Aindreas, Anders, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andras, Andreas, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andreus, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andris, Andrius, Andros, Andrzej, Andy, Aundre, Mandrew, Ohndre, Ondre and Ondrej.

Creative forms:
(male) Abdrei, Aedrei, ..


Middle name pairings:
Andrei Milton (A.M.), ..

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. Demographics)

Andrei was first listed in 1999 and reached its peak rank of #1357 in the U.S. in 2006, and is currently at #1917. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrei name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Andrei (#1917 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000 are Anders (#794 the previous year), Andrae, Andre (#279), Andrea, Andreas (#1255), Andres (#228), Andrew (#30), Andrey (#1657), Andru and Andy (#323). Adoption of these relations of Andrei was well-received among parents in 1990 (usage of 1.89%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.77%, 59.1%), with the version Andrew becoming less in vogue. Anders is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrei, Anders, Andrae, Andre, Andrea in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andreas, Andres, Andrew, Andrey, Andru, Andy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Andrei is alike in pronunciation to Indra, Ohndrei, Ohndrey, Ondrae, Ondray and Onndrai. Other suggested similar names are Aaren, Abdi, Abiri, Adael, Addie, Adeel, Adeev, Adel, Adi, Adler, Adnet, Adrean, Adriel, Adrin, Adron, Ahren, Aiden, Airen, Alden, Aldred, Aldrin, Alfred, Alldred, Amadei, Amerey, Amiri, Amorey, Anael, Ancher, Ander, Andino, Andon, Andric, Andrick, Andrik, Ange, Angie, Ani, Anjel, Anrai, Ansel, Antares, Anteo, Antoni, Anyoli, Ardel, Arden, Ardie, Ardley, Arek, Aren, Ari, Arni, Arren, Atreo, Aubrey, Auden, Audey, Audie, Aureli, Autrey, Averel, Averet, Averey, Averi, Ayden, Aydrien, Ayren and Azarel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Andrei.

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