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

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)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Andrew, Andy, Deandre, Drew in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Andrei is alike in pronunciation to Ohndrei. Other suggested similar baby names are Ander, Andric and Andrik. Like Andrei, these names are not commonly used.