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Andrew meaning and name origin

Andrew \a-nd-rew, an-drew\ as a boy's name is pronounced AN-droo. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Andrew is "man, warrior". English form of the Greek name Andreas. Biblical: the first chosen of the 12 apostles. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and Russia. The "Saint Andrew's Cross", representing Scotland, appears on the flag of the United Kingdom. Andras is a Welsh form; Andy is the pet form. See also Andino, Jedrek, and Kendrew. American Presidents Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson; industrialist Andrew Carnegie; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; actors Andy Devine, Andy Griffith, Andy Garcia; artists Andrew Wyeth, and Andy Warhol; baseball player Andruw Jones.

Andrew has 49 variant forms: Adem, Aindrea, Aindreas, Analu, Anders, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andras, Andre, Andres, Andrea, Andreas, 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, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej, Ohnrey and Ondrey.

For more information, see also related names Andrik and Tandie.

Andrew is also pronounced similarly to Andrae. Other suggested similar baby names are Ander, Andreus, Andric and Andris.

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Popularity of Andrew

Andrew is a very popular first name for males (#35 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2528 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Andrew name in U.S.
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