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What does Antero mean?

Antero Pronunciation of Antero [an-tero] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Antero is "man, warrior". Antero is a version of Andrew (Greek).

Associated with: greek, warrior.


6 relations via Andrew: Anders, Andor, Andre, Andro, Andros and Andru.

Creative forms:
(male) Altero, Antear, ..

(female) Antear, Antere, ..

Middle name pairings:
Antero Nehemiah (A.N.), ..

How popular is Antero?

Antero is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Antero is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Andrew (#30 last year), Andre (#279), Anders (#794) and Andru are the prominent related forms of Antero (not ranked). Other forms, like Andros, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Antero was widespread among parents 3 decades ago (median #831) and is now much reduced (#775, 65.1% less usage), with the form Andrew becoming somewhat outmoded. Anders is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anders, Andre, Andrew, Andru in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaro, Abeer, Abner, Aeron, Aileron, Akeno, Albaro, Albert, Aleco, Alejo, Aleko, Alerio, Alfeo, Alger, Allerd (see Ellard), Altaer, Alter, Alvaro, Alvert, Amer, Amery, Anasto, Ancell, Ander, Anderson, Ange, Angelo, Aniceto, Anjelo, Anker, Ankur, Anno, Anse, Ansell, Anselmo, Anso, Antaios, Antares, Antenor, Anteo, Anteus, Antino, Antioco, Antol, Antole, Antoly, Anton, Antone, Antonio, Antuan, Antun, Antuwon (see Antoine), Antwon, Artemio, Arto, Artro, Arturo, Asher, Ateef, Atreo, Auberon, Aubery (see Aubrey), Autry, Ayers, Aymer, Guntero (see Gunther), Homero, Kentaro, Lutero, Omero, Piero, Raniero, Severo, Speero and Spero. These names tend to be more frequently used than Antero.

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