Andrew Name Meaning

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A Deep Dive

Andrew Overview

Meaning

Strong, manly

Gender

Boy

Origin

Greek

Etymology

Derived from the Greek name “Andreas,” meaning “manly” or “brave.”

Religion

Christianity

Pronunciation

/ˈændru/

Popularity

Andrew is a widely popular name in many cultures and countries around the world. Recently, Andrew has consistently ranked within the top 50 names for boys in the USA.

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

6 letters

Numerology

11 (Intuitive, Idealistic, Spiritual)

Name Styles

Classic, Traditional, Traditional, Cute

Associated Traits

Strong, dependable, intelligent, courageous

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

Saint Andrew, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus, is a significant religious figure and the patron saint of Scotland, Russia, and Greece.

Name Day

November 30th
A Deep Dive

Andrew Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Andreas, Andre, Anders, Andrei, Ander

Common Nicknames

Andy, Drew, Andie

Diminutives

Andi, Ande, Ando

Famous People

  • Andrew Jackson
    (American Politician)
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber
    (British Composer)
  • Andrew Garfield
    (British-American Actor)
  • Andrew Carnegie
    (Scottish-American Industrialist)
  • Andrew Cuomo
    (American Politician)
  • Andrew Lincoln
    (British Actor)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • "Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Royal Albert Hall Celebration"
    (Concert Film)
  • Andrew Largeman
    ("Garden State," Film)
  • Andrew
    ("Chronicle," Film)
  • Andrew Ryan
    ("BioShock," Video Game)
  • Andrew Neiman
    ("Whiplash," Film)

Places

  • Andrew City
    (Alberta, Canada)
  • Andrew Jackson State Park
    (South Carolina, USA)
  • Andrew Island
    (Antarctica)
  • Andrew County
    (Missouri, USA)
  • Andrew's Descent
    (Kyiv, Ukraine)

What Is the Meaning of Andrew?

Andrew means “manly” or “brave” in Greek. The name suggests a personality that is strong, courageous, and reliable, often admired for leadership qualities and a compassionate nature.

What Is the Origin of The Name Andrew?

Andrew has Greek origins. It comes from the Greek name “Andreas,” which is derived from “aner,” meaning “man” or “warrior.” The name gained prominence due to Saint Andrew, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus, and has been widely used in many cultures since ancient times.

Andrew Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Andrew in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#572021#612022#652023
Top 3 Rankings#51988#51991#51992

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Andrew

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
202365
(-4 from 2022)
4781
(-370 from 2022)
0.26109
202261
(-4 from 2021)
5151
(-459 from 2021)
0.27502
202157
(-5 from 2020)
5610
(-447 from 2020)
0.29942
202052
(-6 from 2019)
6057
(-747 from 2019)
0.32746
201946
(-3 from 2018)
6804
(-499 from 2018)
0.35405
201843
(-3 from 2017)
7303
(-978 from 2017)
0.37572
201740
(-6 from 2016)
8281
(-1144 from 2016)
0.41842
201634
(-4 from 2015)
9425
(-717 from 2015)
0.46529
201530
(-8 from 2014)
10142
(-1044 from 2014)
0.49608
201422
No change from 2013
11186
(-495 from 2013)
0.54587
201322
(-4 from 2012)
11681
(-958 from 2012)
0.57807
201218
(-2 from 2011)
12639
(-655 from 2011)
0.62286
201116
(-2 from 2010)
13294
(-970 from 2010)
0.65442
201014
(+2 from 2009)
14264
(-608 from 2009)
0.69431
200916
(-4 from 2008)
14872
(-1903 from 2008)
0.70121
200812
(-2 from 2007)
16775
(-1683 from 2007)
0.76935
200710
(-3 from 2006)
18458
(-1273 from 2006)
0.83329
20067
(-1 from 2005)
19731
(-1009 from 2005)
0.89999
20056
No change from 2004
20740
(-974 from 2004)
0.97493
20046
(-1 from 2003)
21714
(-448 from 2003)
1.02746
20035
(+1 from 2002)
22162
(+128 from 2002)
1.05475
20026
(+1 from 2001)
22034
(-387 from 2001)
1.06617
20017
No change from 2000
22421
(-1233 from 2000)
1.08397
20007
No change from 1999
23654
(-210 from 1999)
1.13268
19997
(+2 from 1998)
23864
(+202 from 1998)
1.17038
19989
(-2 from 1997)
23662
(-1545 from 1997)
1.16697
19977
(+3 from 1996)
25207
(-35 from 1996)
1.26175
199610
(+1 from 1995)
25242
(-610 from 1995)
1.25975
199511
(-1 from 1994)
25852
(-160 from 1994)
1.28530
199410
No change from 1993
26012
(-1308 from 1993)
1.27613
199310
(-5 from 1992)
27320
(-3218 from 1992)
1.32267
19925
No change from 1991
30538
(-1001 from 1991)
1.45477
19915
(+2 from 1990)
31539
(-2136 from 1990)
1.48791
19907
No change from 1989
33675
(-1140 from 1989)
1.56480
19897
(-2 from 1988)
34815
(-931 from 1988)
1.66104
19885
(+1 from 1987)
35746
(-458 from 1987)
1.78527
19876
(+2 from 1986)
36204
(+2345 from 1986)
1.85642
19868
(+3 from 1985)
33859
(+3682 from 1985)
1.76194
198511
(+3 from 1984)
30177
(+4259 from 1984)
1.56812
198414
(+1 from 1983)
25918
(+342 from 1983)
1.38104
198315
(+2 from 1982)
25576
(+2740 from 1982)
1.37241
198217
(+1 from 1981)
22836
(+2603 from 1981)
1.21006
198118
(+1 from 1980)
20233
(+500 from 1980)
1.08640
198019
(+1 from 1979)
19733
(+1117 from 1979)
1.06391
197920
(+2 from 1978)
18616
(+1893 from 1978)
1.03923
197822
(+2 from 1977)
16723
(+706 from 1977)
0.97875
197724
(+3 from 1976)
16017
(+2715 from 1976)
0.93702
197627
(+1 from 1975)
13302
(+540 from 1975)
0.81478
197528
No change from 1974
12762
(+984 from 1974)
0.78661
197428
(+1 from 1973)
11778
(+1050 from 1973)
0.72247
197329
(+1 from 1972)
10728
(+614 from 1972)
0.66483
197230
(+3 from 1971)
10114
(-801 from 1971)
0.60416
197133
(-1 from 1970)
10915
(-1074 from 1970)
0.60043
197032
(+1 from 1969)
11989
(+703 from 1969)
0.62942
196933
(+1 from 1968)
11286
(+724 from 1968)
0.61700
196834
(+1 from 1967)
10562
(+595 from 1967)
0.59490
196735
(+1 from 1966)
9967
(-266 from 1966)
0.56012
196636
(+1 from 1965)
10233
(+559 from 1965)
0.56299
196537
No change from 1964
9674
(-820 from 1964)
0.51061
196437
(+5 from 1963)
10494
(+978 from 1963)
0.51770
196342
(+7 from 1962)
9516
(+823 from 1962)
0.46091
196249
(+3 from 1961)
8693
(+209 from 1961)
0.41362
196152
(-1 from 1960)
8484
(+285 from 1960)
0.39333
196051
(+7 from 1959)
8199
(+1113 from 1959)
0.37864
195958
(-3 from 1958)
7086
(-29 from 1958)
0.32708
195855
(+1 from 1957)
7115
(+117 from 1957)
0.33018
195756
No change from 1956
6998
(+396 from 1956)
0.31970
195656
(+10 from 1955)
6602
(+589 from 1955)
0.30761
195566
(+4 from 1954)
6013
(+362 from 1954)
0.28767
195470
(-2 from 1953)
5651
(+26 from 1953)
0.27311
195368
No change from 1952
5625
(+53 from 1952)
0.28094
195268
(+1 from 1951)
5572
(+199 from 1951)
0.28237
195169
(-1 from 1950)
5373
(+441 from 1950)
0.28106
195068
(+7 from 1949)
4932
(+419 from 1949)
0.27117
194975
(+2 from 1948)
4513
(+206 from 1948)
0.25044
194877
(+5 from 1947)
4307
(-39 from 1947)
0.24159
194782
(+2 from 1946)
4346
(+588 from 1946)
0.23396
194684
(+2 from 1945)
3758
(+751 from 1945)
0.22770
194586
(-5 from 1944)
3007
(-49 from 1944)
0.21926
194481
(-2 from 1943)
3056
(-293 from 1943)
0.21999
194379
(+1 from 1942)
3349
(+206 from 1942)
0.23023
194280
(+2 from 1941)
3143
(+435 from 1941)
0.22318
194182
(+2 from 1940)
2708
(+278 from 1940)
0.21580
194084
No change from 1939
2430
(-10 from 1939)
0.20486
193984
(-2 from 1938)
2440
(+29 from 1938)
0.21530
193882
(-3 from 1937)
2411
(+6 from 1937)
0.21214
193779
(+4 from 1936)
2405
(+129 from 1936)
0.21991
193683
(+2 from 1935)
2276
(-15 from 1935)
0.21385
193585
(-9 from 1934)
2291
(-152 from 1934)
0.21419
193476
No change from 1933
2443
(+99 from 1933)
0.23005
193376
(-7 from 1932)
2344
(-300 from 1932)
0.22976
193269
(-4 from 1931)
2644
(-69 from 1931)
0.24608
193165
(-3 from 1930)
2713
(-345 from 1930)
0.25360
193062
(-3 from 1929)
3058
(-18 from 1929)
0.27074
192959
(+1 from 1928)
3076
(-66 from 1928)
0.27772
192860
(-4 from 1927)
3142
(-295 from 1927)
0.27533
192756
(+3 from 1926)
3437
(+93 from 1926)
0.29580
192659
(-3 from 1925)
3344
(-273 from 1925)
0.29194
192556
No change from 1924
3617
(-127 from 1924)
0.31413
192456
(-3 from 1923)
3744
(-5 from 1923)
0.32026
192353
No change from 1922
3749
(-53 from 1922)
0.33110
192253
(-2 from 1921)
3802
(-213 from 1921)
0.33790
192151
(-2 from 1920)
4015
(-11 from 1920)
0.35283
192049
(-2 from 1919)
4026
(+175 from 1919)
0.36574
191947
(-1 from 1918)
3851
(-287 from 1918)
0.37929
191846
(+2 from 1917)
4138
(+386 from 1917)
0.39460
191748
(-2 from 1916)
3752
(+29 from 1916)
0.39112
191646
No change from 1915
3723
(+150 from 1915)
0.40325
191546
(-2 from 1914)
3573
(+608 from 1914)
0.40560
191444
(+3 from 1913)
2965
(+743 from 1913)
0.43391
191347
(-3 from 1912)
2222
(+276 from 1912)
0.41436
191244
(-2 from 1911)
1946
(+848 from 1911)
0.43105
191142
No change from 1910
1098
(+214 from 1910)
0.45486
191042
(-4 from 1909)
884
(+118 from 1909)
0.42395
190938
(+1 from 1908)
766
(+44 from 1908)
0.43310
190839
(+1 from 1907)
722
(+14 from 1907)
0.43398
190740
(+1 from 1906)
708
(+97 from 1906)
0.44645
190641
(-2 from 1905)
611
(-9 from 1905)
0.42411
190539
(+4 from 1904)
620
(+74 from 1904)
0.43286
190443
(-1 from 1903)
546
(-4 from 1903)
0.39422
190342
No change from 1902
550
(-8 from 1902)
0.42530
190242
(-2 from 1901)
558
(+79 from 1901)
0.42034
190140
(-3 from 1900)
479
(-239 from 1900)
0.41439
190037
(-1 from 1899)
718
(+140 from 1899)
0.44287
189936
(+2 from 1898)
578
(-33 from 1898)
0.50176
189838
(-2 from 1897)
611
(+56 from 1897)
0.46253
189736
(+1 from 1896)
555
(-11 from 1896)
0.45513
189637
No change from 1895
566
(+4 from 1895)
0.43852
189537
(-2 from 1894)
562
(-32 from 1894)
0.44377
189435
(+5 from 1893)
594
(+74 from 1893)
0.47561
189340
(-8 from 1892)
520
(-117 from 1892)
0.42961
189232
(+1 from 1891)
637
(+116 from 1891)
0.48459
189133
(+1 from 1890)
521
(-54 from 1890)
0.47682
189034
(-1 from 1889)
575
(+14 from 1889)
0.48037
188933
No change from 1888
561
(-54 from 1888)
0.47130
188833
No change from 1887
615
(+95 from 1887)
0.47342
188733
(-4 from 1886)
520
(-94 from 1886)
0.47571
188629
(+1 from 1885)
614
(+15 from 1885)
0.51579
188530
(-1 from 1884)
599
(-17 from 1884)
0.51662
188429
(-5 from 1883)
616
(-7 from 1883)
0.50188
188324
No change from 1882
623
(-50 from 1882)
0.55390
188224
No change from 1881
673
(+85 from 1881)
0.55150
188124
No change from 1880
588
(-56 from 1880)
0.54306
188024
First SSA data recorded
644
First SSA data recorded
0.54392

American States Popularity Rankings for Andrew

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#512021#522022#602023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#562021#562022#592023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#452021#532022#542023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#612021#692022#722023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#532021#522022#472023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#672021#692022#692023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#482021#742022#742023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#492021#532022#592023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#602021#602022#642023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#472021#502022#512023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#632021#652022#632023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#722021#592022#692023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#842021#942022#992023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#522021#732022#612023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#842021#762022#1072023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#702021#702022#762023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#512021#682022#692023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#582021#992022#772023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#482021#582022#692023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#562021#682022#832023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#522021#502022#942023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#542021#852022#932023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#602021#922022#982023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#722021#772022#502023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#792021#622022#602023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#1052021#1042022#872023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#662021#872022#902023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#622021#492022#592023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#902021#732022#762023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#532021#902022#792023

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#902021#582022#832023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#592021#592022#1052023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#852021#1522022#882023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#392021#642022#602023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#1272021#902022#1262023

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#982021#1082022#682023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#322021#802022#852023

District of Columbia (DC)

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Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#732021#1152022#1322023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#1032021#662022#572023

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#1052021#1032022#542023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#362021#692022#672023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#712021#852022#1282023

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#632021#452022#492023

North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota (ND) flagNorth Dakota (ND)#412021#582022#922023

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#422021#842022#1162023

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#1172021#1272022#1192023

Montana (MT)

Montana (MT) flagMontana (MT)#912021#462022#672023

Vermont (VT)

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Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#942021#262022#502023

Wyoming (WY)

Wyoming (WY) flagWyoming (WY)#502020#732021#452023

Popularity Rankings for Andrew in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Other American Territories

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Guam flag Guam
Northern Mariana Islands flag Northern Mariana Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands flag U.S. Virgin Islands

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Popularity in Medieval England

Medieval England flagMedieval England#281377-1381

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#1012021#772022#922023

Popularity in Australia (NSW)

Australia (NSW) flagAustralia (NSW)#802012#872015#892016

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#952021#1242022#1462023

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#972021#982022#1172023

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#1432021#1772022#1392023

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#1462020#1462021#1712022

Popularity in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagPuerto Rico#2122021#1892022#2582023

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#2582021#1982022#2042023

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#2272019#2662020#2912021

Popularity in Iceland

Iceland flagIceland#3292021

Popularity in Norway

Norway flagNorway#5152014#4022016#4542021

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#4552017#4982019#4282022

Popularity in Germany

Germany flagGermany#4912008#5002009

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#8292019#7182020#7152021

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Andrew a Name for Boys or Girls?

Andrew is a name for boys. Its robust and classic sound, along with its historical and religious significance, makes it a popular choice for boys

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Andrew

Andrew in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Andrew Jackson (Politician, 1767–1845): The 7th President of the United States, known for his role in the Battle of New Orleans and his controversial policies, including the Indian Removal Act.
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber (Composer, born 1948): A British composer known for his work in musical theatre, including hits like "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Cats."
  • Andrew Garfield (Actor, born 1983): A British-American actor known for his roles in "The Social Network" and "The Amazing Spider-Man" series.
  • Andrew Carnegie (Industrialist, 1835–1919): A Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist who led the expansion of the American steel industry.
  • Andrew Cuomo (Politician, born 1957): An American politician who served as the 56th Governor of New York.
  • Andrew Lincoln (Actor, born 1973): A British actor known for his role as Rick Grimes on the TV series "The Walking Dead."
  • Andrew Wiggins (Basketball Player, born 1995): A Canadian professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA.
  • Andrew McCarthy (Actor, born 1962): An American actor known for his roles in "St. Elmo's Fire" and "Pretty in Pink."
  • Andrew Scott (Actor, born 1976): An Irish actor known for his roles in "Sherlock" and "Fleabag."
  • Andrew Sullivan (Writer, born 1963): A British-American writer and political commentator known for his blog "The Daily Dish."
  • Andrew Beckett ("Philadelphia," 1993 Film): A lawyer who battles discrimination and AIDS while fighting a wrongful termination lawsuit.
  • "Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Royal Albert Hall Celebration" (1998 Concert Film): A concert celebrating the works of the renowned composer.
  • Andrew Largeman ("Garden State," 2004 Film): A struggling actor who returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral and reconnects with old friends.
  • Andrew ("Chronicle," 2012 Film): A high school student who gains telekinetic powers after discovering a mysterious object.
  • Andrew Ryan ("BioShock," 2007 Video Game): The founder of the underwater city of Rapture with a strong belief in objectivism.
  • Andrew Neiman ("Whiplash," 2014 Film): A young jazz drummer who enrolls at a prestigious music conservatory and faces an abusive instructor.
  • Andrew Wiggin ("Ender's Game," 1985 Novel): A young boy trained to become a military commander in a war against an alien race.
  • Andrew Brown ("Everwood," 2002 TV Series): A widowed brain surgeon who moves to a small town to raise his children.
  • Andrew Paxton ("The Proposal," 2009 Film): An executive assistant who agrees to a fake engagement with his boss to avoid her deportation.
  • Andrew DeLuca ("Grey's Anatomy," 2005 TV Series): A surgical resident with a complicated personal life.
  • Andrew Minyard ("The Foxhole Court," 2013 Novel): A member of the Palmetto State University Exy team with a troubled past.
  • Andrew "Ender" Wiggin ("Ender's Game," 2013 Film): A brilliant child trained to lead humanity in a war against an alien species.
  • Andrew City (Alberta, Canada): A small village in central Alberta known for its Ukrainian cultural heritage and the world's largest mallard duck statue.
  • Andrew Jackson State Park (South Carolina, USA): A state park that commemorates the birthplace of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States.
  • Andrew Island (Antarctica): An island in the Wilhelm Archipelago, known for its scientific research significance and icy landscapes.
  • Andrew County (Missouri, USA): A county in northwestern Missouri, known for its agricultural economy and historic sites.
  • Andrew's Descent (Kyiv, Ukraine): A historic and artistic street in Kyiv known for its steep incline, cobblestone pavement, and numerous art galleries.
  • St. Andrew's Park (Bristol, UK): A popular urban park known for its green spaces, playgrounds, and community events.
  • Andrew River (Tasmania, Australia): A river on the west coast of Tasmania, noted for its pristine wilderness and fishing opportunities.
  • Andrew Lake (Ontario, Canada): A lake in northeastern Ontario, known for its serene environment and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Andrew Street (Edinburgh, Scotland): A historic street in the New Town area, known for its Georgian architecture and cultural significance.
  • Andrew's Bay (Washington, USA): A bay on Lake Washington, known for its boating and scenic views.

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