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What does Andries mean?

Andries Pronunciation of Andries [an-dries] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Andries means "man, warrior". Andries is a variant form of Andrew (Greek).

Associated with: greek, warrior.


Andries has 8 variants: Aindreas, Andras, Andreas, Andres, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrius and Andros.

22 more related forms via Andrew: Aindrea, Anders, Andie, Andre, Andrea, Andrei, Andrej, Andresj, Andrey, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andrij, Andrija, Andro, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej and Ondrey.

Creative forms:
(male) Aldries, Asdries, ..


Middle name pairings:
Andries Jaxyn (A.J.), ..

How popular is Andries?

Andries is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#29099 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Andrew (#30 via latest list), Andres (#228), Andre (#279), Anders (#794), Andreas (#1255), Andrey (#1657), Andrei (#1917), Andru and Andrea are the prominent alternative forms of Andries (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Andries were favored as birth names 25 years ago (median #1063) and have become much less common since (#1128, down 61%). Andrew is a constant favorite, although Anders appears to be gaining popularity too, while Andrew used to be popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Andries is pronounced similarly to Andreus and Andris. Other suggested similar names are Abriel, Addie, Addis, Adiel, Adones, Adrian, Adriel, Adriell, Adrien, Adrin, Adrino (see Adrian), Adrion, Aeriel, Aldis, Aldred, Aldric, Aldrich, Aldrige, Aldrin, Ander, Andino, Andrae, Andric, Andrick, Andrik, Androcles, Angie, Anslie, Anstiss, Antaios, Antares, Ardie, Ares, Arie, Ariel, Arien, Aries, Ariese, Aris, Arius, Arles, Arris, Audie, Audric, Aundre, Averie, Aydrian, Aydrien, Azriel and Hendries. These names tend to be more frequently used than Andries.

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