Andrea Name Meaning & Origin

Andrea

Pronunciation: AN-dree-ə, AHN-dree-ə, ahn-DRAY-ə (key)

Origin of the name Andrea:

English feminine form of the Greek Andreas, which is derived from the element andros (man).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Andee, Andi, Andie, Andra, Andreia

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Nicknames for Andrea

Drea, Andie,Dre', Andi, Dray, Dree, Dea, Dede, Ann, Andy, and Dee.

Meanings and history of the name Andrea

It comes from the Greek word andrós which means "manly".

For a girl's name, some people extrapolate that the meaning is "courageous" or "womanly".

Famous real-life people named Andrea

Andrea Russett- American internet personality
Andrea Immer, master sommelier (one of only 14 women in the world to have achieved the honor)
Andrea Jaeger, tennis champion
Andrea Martin, actress and comedian
Andrea Zonn, American classical and folk violinist
Andrea Joy "A.J." Cook, Canadian actress

Andrea in song, story & screen

Andrea Zuckerman, character on "90210"
Andrea Sachs, character in the book and film "The Devil Wears Prada"
Andrea Wilson (pron. OHN-dray-uh), typical "Valley Girl" in the eponymous song by Moon Zappa and her father Frank.
Andrea, daytime soap opera diva character in the late 60's
Andrea Russett, Youtuber/Model.
Andrea, a major character of Robert Kirkman's Comic book series, The Walking Dead. She also appears as a main character in the AMC TV series based off of the comics.
Andrea Joy Cook (AJ Cook), actress on the show Criminal Minds.
Andrea McNally (goes by Andy) on the show Rookie Blue
Andrea Lebonair, The Originals main character birth name, a.k.a Hayley Marshall.
Hope Andrea Mikaelson, main protagonist from the show The Originals and Legacies.
Andrea Von Strucker, The Gifted character. A.k.a Fenris, a supervillain.
"Andrea," song by MXPX
"Andrea," song by RX Bandits
"Andrea," song by Blue Rodeo
"Andrea," song by the Sunrays

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