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Meaning and name origin

Drew \d-rew\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Drew), is pronounced droo. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Drew is "wise". Short form of Andrew. Used as an independent name since the 1960s. Dru is a French form. Football player Drew Bledsoe.

Drew has 2 variant forms: Dru and Drue.

For more information, see also the related boy name Drury.


Popularity

Drew is a very popular first name for males (#431 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1301 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Drew for boys (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Drew name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Drew and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Andrew and Drew. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Andrew, Drew in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Drew is also pronounced similarly to Dray and Dre. Other suggested similar baby names are Crew, Dore and Dyer. These names tend to be less commonly used than Drew.

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