What does Drew mean?
Drew /drew/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Drew) is pronounced droo. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Drew is "wise".
Affiliated boy name: Drury.
Drew▲ has 45 more relations via Andrew: Adem, Aindrea, Aindreas, Analu, Anders▲, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andras, Andre▲, 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, Drud, Drugi, Mandrew, Ohndrae, Ohndre, Ohnrey, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej and Ondrey.Kreatif forms: Dedrew, Drewde, Drewke. [more]
How popular is Drew?
Drew is a very popular first name for men (#431 out of 1220, Top 35%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#1451 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Drew for boys. Drew reached its highest rank of #160 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is at #322 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Drew and affiliated names. Andrew (#22 the previous year), Andres (#222), Andy (#281), Andre (#283), Anders (#750), Andreas and Andrea are the popular alternative forms of Drew (#322 the previous year). Forms like Drugi are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in the year 1997 (usage of 0.5484%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.515%, ▼6.1%), with the form Andrea becoming less stylish. Anders (#750), Drew (#322), Andres (#222) and Andre (#283) are four of the more fashionable names for newborns among these, with Andres and Drew having a rekindling in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)