Andrea

What does the baby name Andrea mean? Learn about what Andrea means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Andrea - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Andrea
A-N-D-R-E-A, is a 6-letter female given name.
Pronunciation of Andrea
AN-dree-ə
AN dree ah
an DREY ah
Meaning of Andrea
Manly, daring, man, warrior, strong, resolute, brave, strong & courageous.
Origin of Andrea
The name 'Andrea' has its origins in the Greek language. It is derived from the Greek name 'Andreas', which means 'manly' or 'brave'. 'Andreas' is the genitive form of the Greek name 'Andreas', which was a popular name in ancient Greece.
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Similar Names, Nicknames, & Spelling Variations of Andrea
Aindrea
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Ondria
Popularity of Andrea
The name 'Andrea' has been consistently popular in various parts of the world. It has enjoyed significant popularity in countries such as Italy, Spain, and the United States. In the United States, 'Andrea' was most popular during the 1980s and 1990s, reaching its peak in 1985 as the 32nd most popular name for girls.
Andrea currently has 852 likes, and is in the top 1% of liked girl's names. The name Allison is slightly more popular than Andrea.

Etymology of Andrea

The name 'Andrea' is derived from the Greek word 'Andreas', which means 'manly' or 'brave'. The name has a masculine origin, but it has been adapted as a feminine name in many cultures. The feminization of the name 'Andreas' to 'Andrea' occurred in the Middle Ages.

Cultural Significance of Andrea

'Andrea' does not hold specific cultural significance in a particular culture. However, it is a widely used name in various cultures and countries. It is often chosen for its simplicity and versatility, as it can be easily pronounced and recognized in different languages.