Andrew Name Meaning & Origin

Andrew

Pronunciation: AN-droo (key)

Origin of the name Andrew:

Derived from the Greek andreios (manly). The name is borne by one of the apostles. He was a fisherman, a brother of Simon Peter, a disciple of John the Baptist, and the first disciple of Jesus.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Andre, Andrea, Andreas, Andrés, Andy, Drew

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Andy, Drew, Andre, Rew, Andrea

Meanings and history of the name Andrew

St. Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and Russia
Greek for manly or love

Famous real-life people named Andrew

HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Andrew Jackson - 7th President of the United States
Andrew Johnson - 17th President of the United States
Andrew McCarthy, American actor
Andrew Garfield - American-English actor
Andrew Wilkes-Krier (W.K.) - American singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, music producer, TV host, radio personality, and motivational speaker
Andrew Carnegie - American industrialist
Andrew Cunanan, serial killer
Andrew Wyeth - American artist
Andrew "Andy" Biersack, lead singer/founder of the band Black Veil Brides
Andrew "Andy" Glass, bassist for the band We Came As Romans
Drew Brees, American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints
Andrew Hussie - creator of Homestuck
Andrew John "Andy" Hurley, vegan straight-edge drummer for the band Fall Out Boy.
Andrew Chapo - prison breaker
Andrew Harrison-American basketball player
Brother Andrew from God's Smuggler
Andrew Smith, YA novelist
Andrew "Andy" Warhol - American artist
Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann (b. 2011), son of American actress Mariska Hargitay

Andrew in song, story & screen

Raggedy Andy

Amos & Andy

Andy, the little boy in Disney's Toy Story.

Andrews Airbase, outside of Washington D.C., is the home base of Air Force One.

Hurricane Andrew was one of the worst hurricanes to make landfall in the U.S.

Andrew was the first disciple recruited by Jesus Christ in the New Testament.

Andy Bernard on The Office.

Andy Pandy, UK TV show (& character).

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