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Meaning

The name Andrew has the following meaning:

Masculine. Classic and appealing. Definitely a popular choice today.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Andrew is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 5 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Andrew fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 3 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 15 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Andrew in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Andrew is pronounced as an-droo

Origins

Andrew originates from the Greek language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Andrew and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Andrew: Boys - Dorian, Julius, Luke, Theodore, Theron, Girls - Cleora, Dike, Dorcas, Theresa, Velma, Both genders - Damaskenos, George

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Andrew: Adem (Polish), Aindrea, Anders (Scandinavian), Andras (Scottish), Andre (Welsh), Andrea (French), Andreas (Latin), Andres (Estonian), Andrewes, Andrey, Andries (Spanish), Andros, Andru, Andrzej, Andy, Antero (Scandinavian), Drew (English), Dru, Drud, Drugi, Ondrej (Finnish)

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Andrew are: Andy, Drew

Style

We think the name Andrew should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Andrew to be: A reliable individual

In one word, you might describe Andrew as a(n) "reliable" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Andrew (or its variants) are:

Julie Elizabeth Andrews, born on 1 October, a famous actress. Julie Elizabeth Andrews's background: An award-winning English actress, singer, author and cultural icon. She is the recipient of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA, People's Choice Award, Theatre World Award, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award honours. Andrews rose to prominence after starring in Broadway musicals such as My Fair Lady and Camelot, as well as musical films like Mary Poppins (1964) and The Sound of Music (1965).
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