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Meaning of Drea

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Meaning

The name Drea has the following meaning:

"Brave, strong". Thought to be the diminutive of the name "Alexandria".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Drea is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Drea in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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Pronunciation

The name Drea is pronounced as dray-a

Origins

Drea originates from the Greek language.

See other suggested Greek girl baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Drea and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Drea: Boys - Damasus, Damian, Nereus, Nestor, Orion, Girls - Athena, Cleopatra, Magdalene, Rhea, Both genders - Agnes, Alpha, Andra, Andrew, Angel, Barbara

Variants

The name Drea is itself a variant of Alexandria

Style

We think the name Drea should fall under the following style category: Flamboyant and Fanciful.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Drea to be: brave and adventurous

In one word, you might describe Drea as a(n) "brave" person.

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Famous persons

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

Sean Joseph Drea , born on 3 March, a famous athlete. Sean Joseph Drea 's background: A former rower from Ireland who specializes in the single scull, he exposed himself to many sports before joining the Neptune Rowing Club. His achievements include winning the U.S. national championships in 1974, winning the Henley Royal Regatta's Diamond Sculls three years consecutively and managing a second in the 1975 World Championships.

James Francis (Frank) Drea , born on 7 July, a famous journalist. James Francis (Frank) Drea 's background: He started his career in journalismin 1955 when he joined Toronto Telegram. He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 1971 provincial election and became Minister of Consumer and Commercial Relations in 1978. Three years later, after the 1981 provincial election, he was appointed Minister of Community and Social Services.

Drea De Matteo , born on 19 January, a famous actress. Drea De Matteo 's background: An Italian American, she was born in New York in 1972. She initially wanted to become a director but eventually turned to acting instead. In 2004, de Matteo won an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress (Drama) for her role as Adriana on The Sopranos---a HBO TV series. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the very same role that year.
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