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What does Drue mean?

Drue Pronunciation of Drue [drue] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Drue) is of Greek and Welsh derivation, and the meaning of the name Drue is "man, warrior; wise". Drue is an alternate form of Andrew (Greek). Drue is also a form of Drew (Welsh).

Associated with: greek, warrior, wise.


Drue has 1 variant: Dru.

2 more relations via Andrew, Drew: Drud and Drugi.

1 feminine form: Drusilla.

Creative forms:
(male) Darue, Dri, ..

(female) Dral, Drin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Drue Prince (D.P.), ..

How popular is Drue?

Drue is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Drue is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Andrew (#30 last year), Drew (#363) and Dru are the prominent variation forms of Drue (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Drue were at the peak of their popularity 3 decades ago (median #722) and are now significantly less conventional (#797, 67% less usage), with the version Andrew becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrew, Drew, Dru in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Drue is alike in pronunciation to Dray and Dre. Other suggested similar names are Dace, Dade, Dale, Dane, Dave, Dawe, Daye, Dee, Deke, Dene, Deus, Dice, Dirke, Dore, Doug, Dowe, Drake, Drury, Duke, Dyce, Larue and True. These names tend to be more frequently used than Drue.

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