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since 1880

Andrew

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Manly
  • #28 All Time
  • #22 in 2014
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429k Andrea (Italian)
120k Andre (French)
77k Andres (Spanish)
8k Andra (American)
7k Andreas (Greek)
< 1k Andren (Scandinavian)

How popular is the name "Andrew" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 644 0 644 #24 boy name
1881 593 5 588 #24 boy name
1882 673 0 673 #24 boy name
1883 623 0 623 #24 boy name
1884 616 0 616 #29 boy name
1885 599 0 599 #30 boy name
1886 619 5 614 #29 boy name
1887 520 0 520 #33 boy name
1888 615 0 615 #33 boy name
1889 561 0 561 #33 boy name
1890 575 0 575 #34 boy name
1891 521 0 521 #33 boy name
1892 637 0 637 #32 boy name
1893 520 0 520 #40 boy name
1894 594 0 594 #35 boy name
1895 562 0 562 #37 boy name
1896 566 0 566 #37 boy name
1897 555 0 555 #36 boy name
1898 621 10 611 #38 boy name
1899 578 0 578 #36 boy name
1900 718 0 718 #37 boy name
1901 480 0 480 #40 boy name
1902 558 0 558 #42 boy name
1903 551 0 551 #42 boy name
1904 547 0 547 #43 boy name
1905 620 0 620 #39 boy name
1906 611 0 611 #41 boy name
1907 708 0 708 #40 boy name
1908 722 0 722 #39 boy name
1909 766 0 766 #38 boy name
1910 892 8 884 #42 boy name
1911 1,104 6 1,098 #42 boy name
1912 1,954 8 1,946 #44 boy name
1913 2,230 8 2,222 #47 boy name
1914 2,977 12 2,965 #44 boy name
1915 3,594 21 3,573 #46 boy name
1916 3,739 16 3,723 #46 boy name
1917 3,763 12 3,751 #48 boy name
1918 4,156 17 4,139 #46 boy name
1919 3,872 21 3,851 #47 boy name
1920 4,048 22 4,026 #49 boy name
1921 4,032 17 4,015 #51 boy name
1922 3,828 24 3,804 #53 boy name
1923 3,773 25 3,748 #53 boy name
1924 3,770 24 3,746 #56 boy name
1925 3,629 15 3,614 #56 boy name
1926 3,371 26 3,345 #59 boy name
1927 3,472 35 3,437 #56 boy name
1928 3,177 35 3,142 #60 boy name
1929 3,107 29 3,078 #59 boy name
1930 3,083 24 3,059 #62 boy name
1931 2,743 30 2,713 #65 boy name
1932 2,668 23 2,645 #69 boy name
1933 2,361 16 2,345 #76 boy name
1934 2,466 23 2,443 #76 boy name
1935 2,307 17 2,290 #85 boy name
1936 2,290 12 2,278 #83 boy name
1937 2,419 14 2,405 #79 boy name
1938 2,415 8 2,407 #82 boy name
1939 2,452 12 2,440 #84 boy name
1940 2,443 13 2,430 #84 boy name
1941 2,724 14 2,710 #82 boy name
1942 3,161 17 3,144 #80 boy name
1943 3,366 16 3,350 #79 boy name
1944 3,069 16 3,053 #81 boy name
1945 3,022 14 3,008 #86 boy name
1946 3,774 15 3,759 #84 boy name
1947 4,350 12 4,338 #82 boy name
1948 4,316 11 4,305 #77 boy name
1949 4,545 22 4,523 #75 boy name
1950 4,949 18 4,931 #68 boy name
1951 5,391 16 5,375 #69 boy name
1952 5,593 12 5,581 #68 boy name
1953 5,629 20 5,609 #68 boy name
1954 5,670 16 5,654 #70 boy name
1955 6,035 25 6,010 #66 boy name
1956 6,615 22 6,593 #56 boy name
1957 7,020 25 6,995 #56 boy name
1958 7,133 31 7,102 #55 boy name
1959 7,130 25 7,105 #58 boy name
1960 8,235 24 8,211 #51 boy name
1961 8,509 24 8,485 #52 boy name
1962 8,749 37 8,712 #49 boy name
1963 9,556 33 9,523 #42 boy name
1964 10,542 39 10,503 #37 boy name
1965 9,721 35 9,686 #37 boy name
1966 10,289 51 10,238 #36 boy name
1967 10,022 49 9,973 #35 boy name
1968 10,621 58 10,563 #34 boy name
1969 11,341 42 11,299 #33 boy name
1970 12,051 51 12,000 #32 boy name
1971 10,978 54 10,924 #33 boy name
1972 10,174 45 10,129 #30 boy name
1973 10,793 52 10,741 #29 boy name
1974 11,840 56 11,784 #28 boy name
1975 12,835 60 12,775 #28 boy name
1976 13,379 57 13,322 #27 boy name
1977 16,113 77 16,036 #24 boy name
1978 16,827 84 16,743 #21 boy name
1979 18,755 127 18,628 #20 boy name
1980 19,819 94 19,725 #19 boy name
1981 20,341 116 20,225 #18 boy name
1982 22,991 158 22,833 #17 boy name
1983 25,754 186 25,568 #15 boy name
1984 26,058 152 25,906 #14 boy name
1985 30,366 207 30,159 #11 boy name
1986 34,063 212 33,851 #8 boy name
1987 36,420 223 36,197 #6 boy name
1988 35,937 213 35,724 #5 boy name
1989 34,958 147 34,811 #7 boy name
1990 33,758 105 33,653 #7 boy name
1991 31,617 93 31,524 #5 boy name
1992 30,634 101 30,533 #5 boy name
1993 27,386 74 27,312 #10 boy name
1994 26,068 64 26,004 #10 boy name
1995 25,898 56 25,842 #11 boy name
1996 25,273 45 25,228 #10 boy name
1997 25,235 50 25,185 #8 boy name
1998 23,698 52 23,646 #9 boy name
1999 23,887 40 23,847 #7 boy name
2000 23,677 45 23,632 #7 boy name
2001 22,445 43 22,402 #7 boy name
2002 22,044 32 22,012 #6 boy name
2003 22,183 39 22,144 #5 boy name
2004 21,795 101 21,694 #6 boy name
2005 20,751 32 20,719 #6 boy name
2006 19,725 22 19,703 #7 boy name
2007 18,467 28 18,439 #10 boy name
2008 16,773 30 16,743 #12 boy name
2009 14,866 22 14,844 #16 boy name
2010 14,236 15 14,221 #14 boy name
2011 13,261 11 13,250 #16 boy name
2012 12,608 18 12,590 #18 boy name
2013 11,636 14 11,622 #22 boy name
2014 11,080 11 11,069 #22 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Andrew? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,260,738 babies born with the name Andrew in the United States. That's more than enough Andrews to occupy the country of Bahrain with an estimated population of 1,234,571 (as of April 27, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 644 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Andrew" was in 1987 with a total of 36,197 babies. (That's a lot of baby Andrews)

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Andrew" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 52 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 10,793 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Andrew" mean? The list below shows the origins of Andrew as well as things modernly associated with the name Andrew such as celebrities named Andrew.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Andrew

The name "Andrew" is of Greek origin, and it means "Manly". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Andrew was born in 1983 as Andrew Russell Garfield in Los Angeles, California, US.

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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol is an artist. Andy was born in 1928 as Andrew Warhola in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Andrew Lincoln

Andrew Lincoln is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1994 to present. Andrew was born in 1973 as Andrew James Clutterbuck in London, England.

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Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis is an actor, voice artist, director, and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Andy was born in 1964 as Andrew Clement Serkis in Ruislip, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

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Jamie Bell

Jamie Bell is an actor and dancer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Jamie was born in 1986 as Andrew James Matfin Bell in Billingham, County Durham, England.

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Drew Brees

Drew Brees is a NFL player. Drew was born in 1979 as Andrew Christopher Brees in Austin, Texas.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

Your name in reverse order is "Werdna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nawder". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Andrew born Jan 22, 1984

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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