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Andrea Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Andrea is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Andrea is "strong, manly, brave".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 125  in baby name popularity for girls with 2543 occurrences.  It ranked 4850 in popular baby names for boys with 19 occurrences. 

View the Andrea Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Andrea has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Andrea to other names.


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Related Names

Andrea is a form of the name Andrew.

Variants of the name Andrea include Aundria, Ohndrea, Ohndreea, Ohndria, Ondrea, Ondreea, Ondria, Onndrea, Onndria.

The names Andreah, Andreaka, Andria, Andrico, Andriea, Andrieka, Andriel, Andriella, Andries, Andrietta, Andriette, Andrja, Anndreya are all forms of Andrea.

Andrea has the diminutives (nicknames) Andee, Andi, Andri, Andy.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Andrea Jaeger.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Andrea in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Andrea.

Just for fun, see the name Andrea in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Andrea in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.