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Andrea

While Andrea may mean “manly,” the name is all girl. Andrea is a tried and true girls’ name that’s managed to stay in the Top 100 since the 1960s. The name can be pronounced several ways from the classic ANN-DREE-ah, to the more “fancy” AHN-DREE-a, to the exotic AHN-DRAY-ah. Our advice–pick one way to say it, and stick to it.

Origin

Nicknames

Andra, Andie, Andi, Anda

Syllables

3

International Variations

Anndrea, Andra, Andie, Andi, Anda

Alternate Spellings

Andena

Famous Namesakes

Actress Andrea Baker, Actress Andrea Bowen, Singer Andrea Corr

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Pricness Caroline of Monaco, Daughter of Sally Jess Raphael, Daughter of Tom Brokaw, Daughter of Ted Koppel