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What does Andreas mean?

Andreas Pronunciation of Andreas as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Andreas) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Andreas is "man, warrior". The original New Testament Greek form of Andrew. The manliness this name refers to is about the duties of a male in the patriarchal society of ancient Greece. The first duty of a man was to protect his home, and this name is sometimes translated as "warrior". Also form of Andre.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, warrior, testament (biblical), ancient (old), protect (defender), home


RELATIONS VIA ANDREW Aindrea, Aindreas, Anders, Andie, Andras, Andre, Andrea, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrey, Andrezj, Andrian, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andrius, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondrej, Ondrey




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How popular is Andreas?

Andreas is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1110 out of 1220, Top 91%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#11217 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Andreas entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #828 in the U.S. in the year 2003, and is at #1317 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Andrew (#43 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Andres (#215), Andre (#274), Anders (#785), Andrea, Andrei, Andrey and Andru are the popular varying forms of Andreas (#1317) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Andreas reached its highest in 1990 (ADOPTION OF 1.84%) and is now much reduced (ADOPTION 0.59%, 67.8% LESS). Andrew is the longstanding favorite, though Anders has gained in popularity, while Andrew has become less contemporary.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Andreas is pronounced similarly to Andreus and Andris. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adrean, Adreean, Adreyan, Adrian, Adryan, Aeneas, Aenneas, Aineas, Ainneas, Aldred, Alfredas, Anastas, Ander, Andrae, Andric, Andrick, Andrik, Anrai, Anslea, Anstas, Antaeus, Antares, Anteus, Ares, Aundray, Aundre, Aydrean, Aydreean (see Adrian), Aydrian, Eneas, Enneas and Esdras. These names tend to be less commonly used than Andreas.

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