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Andrew

Talk about a strong name. Andrew is Greek for “manly” and has also been linked to “warrior”. In the Bible, Andrew is the first of the twelve apostles chosen by Jesus and the brother of Peter. Andrew is also a patron saint of Greece, Scotland, and Russia. The name is one of the most popular boys names of all time, which makes sense given its classic and timeless quality.

Origin

  • English: .
  • Greek: Manly, brave
  • Scottish: Manly, brave; In the Bible, Andrew is the first of the twelve apostles chosen by Jesus. Andrew is a patron saint of Greece, Scotland, and Russia. See also Jedrick and Kendrick.

Nicknames

Dru, Andy, Andres

Syllables

2

Alternate Spellings

Andries, Andrey, Andreas, Andrea

Famous Namesakes

President Andrew Jackson, President Andrew Johnson, Prince Andrew the Duke of York, Actor Andy Garcia, Actor Andy Griffith, Artist Andy Warhol, Baseball player Andruw Jones, Composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Film Director Andrei Tarkovsky

Celebrity Babies

Son of Rudy Guiliani, Son of Ralph Lauren, Son of Ted Koppel, Son of Queen Elizabeth II

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