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Origin : Greek
strong and manly
The name Andrew is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "strong and manly". Andrew is among the most appealing classic boys' names, with more character and charm than James or John. And there's a host of Andrew-inspired nicknames: Andy makes it friendlier, while Drew adds to its sophistication. Though it has slipped a bit -- dropping out of the Top 20 in 2013 -- Andrew was firmly in the Top 10 for more than two recent decades. And in one Harvard research study by sociologist Stanley Liberson, it was the leading boys' name chosen by highly educated parents. In the New Testament, Andrew was one of the twelve apostles and the first disciple to be called by Jesus. Although the origins of the name are Greek, Andrew is the patron saint of both Scotland and Russia, as well as Greece. It has associations with two of America's most famous artists, Wyeth and Warhol. Andrew also has several appealing foreign manifestations that are sometimes used in the U.S., including Andre (French), Andrei (Russian), Andres (Spanish), Andrea (Italian), Andreas (German, Dutch and Greek) and Anders (Norwegian and Swedish).
Popularity of name Andrew over time
There are 1296179 people in the U.S. with the first name Andrew, this name was mostly popular in 1987 with popularity 36206 .
Andrew is used for both genders.
99.62 percent of people with the first name Andrew are man
0.38 percent of people with the first name Andrew are woman
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