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What does Andre mean?

Andre Pronunciation of Andre as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Andre) is pronounced AHN-dray. It is of French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Andre is "man, warrior". Andr� is a variant of Andrew. Pianist Andr� Watts; actor Andr� Gregory; composer/conductor Andr� Previn; tennis player Andre Agassi.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, warrior


VARIANTS Andrae, Andras, Andreas, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andreus, Andrey, Andris, Andrius, Aundray, Aundre, Deandre, Dray, Dre, Ohndrae, Ohndre, Ondre, Ondrei, Ohnrey, Ondrey, Ries

SEE ALSO Dion, Keandre

OTHER FORMS VIA ANDREW Adem, Aindrea, Aindreas, Analu, Anders, Andie, Andor, Andrea, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Andy, Antero, Dandie, Mandrew, Ondrej

(male) Addre, ..

(female) Anrel, ..

Andre Atreyu (A.A.), ..

How popular is Andre?

Andre is a very popular first name for males (#217 out of 1220, Top 18%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3950 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Andre reached its peak rank of #131 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is presently at #274. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andre name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Andre (#274 VIA LATEST LIST) are Andrew (#43), Andres (#215), Andy (#369), Deandre (#697), Anders (#785), Andreas (#1317), Dion (#1368), Andrae, Andrea, Andrei, Andrey, Andru, Dre and Keandre. Usage of these forms of Andre was at its highest in the year 1990 (USAGE OF 2%) and has become much diminished since (USAGE 0.7%, 65.8%), with versions such as Deandre becoming somewhat outmoded. Anders and Andres are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andre, Anders, Andrae, Andrea, Andreas in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrei, Andres, Andrew, Andrey, Andru in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andy, Deandre, Dion, Dre, Keandre in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Andre is alike in pronunciation to Indra, Ohndrei, Ohndrey, Ondrae, Ondray and Onndrae. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adare, Addie, Ade, Aldred, Alfre, Ander, Andon, Andric, Andrik, Ange, Angie, Anse, Ardie, Audie, D'Andre, Dondre, Onfre (see Humphrey) and Onndre (see Ondre). These names tend to be less frequently used than Andre.

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