Andronicus Name Meaning & Origin


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Andy, Nico, Nick

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Greek, meaning "conqueror" or "conquering man" or "male victor, warrior"

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Andronicus of Olynthus, Greek general under Demetrius in the 4th century BC
Livius Andronicus (c. 284–204 BC), introduced drama to the Romans and produced the first formal play in Latin in c.240 BC
Andronicus ben Meshullam, a Jewish scholar of the 2nd century BC
Andronicus of Pergamum, a 2nd-century BC diplomat
Andronicus of Macedonia, governor of Ephesus in 2nd century BC
Andronicus of Cyrrhus (c. 100 BC), Greek astronomer
Andronicus of Rhodes (c. 70 BC), Greek philosopher
Andronicus of Pannonia (Saint Andronicus), an Apostle of the Seventy mentioned in Romans 16:7
Andronicus (physician), a Greek physician of the 2nd century
Andronicus (poet), a writer of the 4th century
Andronicus, Probus, and Tarachus (Saint Andronicus), a 4th-century martyr
Andronicus of Alexandria, a soldier, martyr, saint, and companion of Faustus, Abibus and Dionysius of Alexandria
Coptic Pope Andronicus of Alexandria (reigned 616–622)
Five Byzantine emperors:
Andronikos I Komnenos (1118–1185)
Andronikos II Palaiologos (1258–1332)
Andronikos III Palaiologos (1297–1341)
Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348–1385)
Andronikos V Palaiologos (c. 1400 – c. 1407), co-emperor with his father John VII Palaiologos
Andronikos Palaiologos, Lord of Thessalonike (1403–1429)
Three emperors of Trebizond:
Andronikos I of Trebizond (died 1235)
Andronikos II of Trebizond (c. 1240–1266)
Andronikos III of Trebizond (c. 1310–1332)

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Titus Andronicus, a play by William Shakespeare, possibly inspired by one of the above-listed emperors
Andronicus, or the Unfortunate Politician, a 1646 satire by Thomas Fuller

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