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What does Dru mean?

Dru /dru/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dru). Dru's name origins are Greek, Welsh and Old French, and the name Dru means "man, warrior; wise; loved one". Dru is an alternate form of Andrew (Greek). Dru is also a variant of Drew (Welsh). Dru is also used as a variant of Drury (Old French).


Dru has 1 variant: Drue.

Dru has 46 more related forms via Andrew, Drew, Drury: 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, Drewry, Drud, Drugi, Mandrew, Ohndrae, Ohndre, Ohnrey, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej and Ondrey.

Kreatif forms: Dedru, Druda, Druve. [more]

How popular is Dru?

Dru is a rare first name for males. Dru is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent related forms of Dru (unlisted) are Andrew (#22 the previous year), Andres (#222), Andy (#281), Andre (#283), Drew (#322), Anders (#750), Andreas and Andrea. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the year 1997 (usage of 0.5484%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.515%, down 6.1%), with the form Andrea becoming less stylish. Anders (#750), Drew (#322), Andres (#222) and Andre (#283) are four of the more chic baby names in this compilation, and there is also a rekindling in baby name usage for Andres and Drew. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Dru and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Anders, Andre, Andrea, Andreas, Andres in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Dru is alike in pronunciation to Dray and Dre. Other recommended similar baby names are Dar, Deri, Dor, Dore and Dory. Like Dru, these names are not frequently used.