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Drew 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 name Drury.

Baby names that sound like Drew are Dre, Dray, Dore, Dyer, Trey and Tre.

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Popularity of Drew

Drew is a very popular first name for men (#431 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1301 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Drew
Popularity of Drew