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Andrew Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Andrew is of Greek origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 22 in baby name popularity for boys with 11069 occurrences.  It ranked 9527 in popular baby names for girls with 11 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

Variants of the name Andrew include Andrue, Endre, Jedrek.

The names Aindrea, Aindreas, Ander, Anders, Andra, Andras, Andraz, Andre, Andrea, Andree, Andrei, Andreia, Andrej, Andrija, Andrius, Andriy, Andro, Andrue, Andrus, Antero, Antti, Enre, Jedrzej, Kendrew, Ohndreya are all forms of Andrew.

Andrew has the diminutive (nickname) Andy.

Other Tidbits

Andrew falls into the name categories classic, easy nickname.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson, Andrew Carnegie.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Andrew.

Just for fun, see the name Andrew 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 Andrew in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

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.