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What does Andrey mean?

Andrey Pronunciation of Andrey [an-drey] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Andrey is "man, warrior". Andrey is a Russian form of Andre (French, Greek): André is a version of Andrew.

Associated with: greek, warrior.


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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Aldrey, Ardrey, ..

(female) Andeen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Andrey Bruno (A.B.), ..

How popular is Andrey?

Andrey is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#83965 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Andrey was first listed in 1999 and reached its peak position of #1583 in the U.S. in 2012, and is currently at #1657. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Andrew (#30 from current records), Andres (#228), Andre (#279), Andy (#323), Anders (#794), Andreas (#1255), Andrei (#1917), Andrae, Andru and Andrea are the popular alternative forms of Andrey (#1657 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Andresj, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Andrey was widespread among parents 25 years ago (median #1071) and is now much less (#1134, down 59.1%), with the form Andrew going out of style. Anders is the most chic name for newborns in this list.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Andrey is alike in pronunciation to Indra, Ohndray, Ohndrei, Ohndrey, Ondrae, Ondray and Onndray. Other recommended names are Adael, Adare, Addem, Ade, Aden, Adley, Adney, Adrin, Aiden, Airen, Aldred, Aldric, Alfrey, Alldred, Amerey, Amorey, Ancher, Ander, Andric, Andrick, Andrik, Anferney, Ange, Angy, Anker, Ansley, Ansly, Antares, Antoney, Ardel, Arden, Ardley, Arney, Arny, Ashley, Aubrey, Aubry, Audey, Audie, Audley, Audric, Autrey, Averey, Aydrien, Azarel, Buddey, Carey, Carrey, Corey, Emerey, Frey, Gerrey, Godfrey, Grey, Hedley, Jerrey (see Jerry), Larrey, Lindsey, Morey, Morrey, Murrey, Radley, Rorey, Rudey, Sydney, Torrey, Trey and Wadley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Andrey.

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