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1.3m
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since 1880

Andrew

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Manly
  • #28 All Time
  • #30 in 2015
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432k Andrea (Italian)
121k Andre (French)
79k Andres (Spanish)
8k Andra (American)
7k Andreas (Greek)
< 1k Andren (Scandinavian)

How popular is the baby 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 #30 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 #40 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 3,772 25 3,747 #53 boy name
1924 3,770 24 3,746 #56 boy name
1925 3,630 15 3,615 #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 3,082 24 3,058 #62 boy name
1931 2,743 30 2,713 #65 boy name
1932 2,669 23 2,646 #69 boy name
1933 2,361 16 2,345 #76 boy name
1934 2,468 23 2,445 #76 boy name
1935 2,306 17 2,289 #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 2,453 12 2,441 #84 boy name
1940 2,443 13 2,430 #84 boy name
1941 2,723 14 2,709 #82 boy name
1942 3,161 17 3,144 #80 boy name
1943 3,366 16 3,350 #79 boy name
1944 3,070 16 3,054 #81 boy name
1945 3,022 14 3,008 #86 boy name
1946 3,774 15 3,759 #84 boy name
1947 4,352 12 4,340 #82 boy name
1948 4,319 11 4,308 #77 boy name
1949 4,540 22 4,518 #75 boy name
1950 4,954 18 4,936 #68 boy name
1951 5,391 16 5,375 #69 boy name
1952 5,591 12 5,579 #68 boy name
1953 5,638 20 5,618 #68 boy name
1954 5,667 16 5,651 #70 boy name
1955 6,035 25 6,010 #66 boy name
1956 6,615 22 6,593 #56 boy name
1957 7,021 25 6,996 #56 boy name
1958 7,133 31 7,102 #55 boy name
1959 7,130 25 7,105 #58 boy name
1960 8,236 24 8,212 #51 boy name
1961 8,508 24 8,484 #52 boy name
1962 8,747 37 8,710 #49 boy name
1963 9,558 33 9,525 #42 boy name
1964 10,540 39 10,501 #37 boy name
1965 9,722 35 9,687 #37 boy name
1966 10,292 51 10,241 #36 boy name
1967 10,024 49 9,975 #35 boy name
1968 10,624 58 10,566 #34 boy name
1969 11,340 42 11,298 #33 boy name
1970 12,051 51 12,000 #32 boy name
1971 10,980 54 10,926 #33 boy name
1972 10,175 45 10,130 #30 boy name
1973 10,791 52 10,739 #29 boy name
1974 11,843 56 11,787 #28 boy name
1975 12,836 60 12,776 #28 boy name
1976 13,380 57 13,323 #27 boy name
1977 16,116 77 16,039 #24 boy name
1978 16,827 84 16,743 #21 boy name
1979 18,760 127 18,633 #20 boy name
1980 19,820 94 19,726 #19 boy name
1981 20,342 116 20,226 #18 boy name
1982 22,991 158 22,833 #17 boy name
1983 25,756 186 25,570 #15 boy name
1984 26,062 152 25,910 #14 boy name
1985 30,367 207 30,160 #11 boy name
1986 34,065 212 33,853 #8 boy name
1987 36,422 223 36,199 #6 boy name
1988 35,940 213 35,727 #5 boy name
1989 34,956 147 34,809 #7 boy name
1990 33,758 105 33,653 #7 boy name
1991 31,618 93 31,525 #5 boy name
1992 30,635 101 30,534 #5 boy name
1993 27,388 74 27,314 #10 boy name
1994 26,070 64 26,006 #10 boy name
1995 25,899 56 25,843 #11 boy name
1996 25,276 45 25,231 #10 boy name
1997 25,241 50 25,191 #8 boy name
1998 23,700 52 23,648 #9 boy name
1999 23,890 40 23,850 #7 boy name
2000 23,678 45 23,633 #7 boy name
2001 22,448 43 22,405 #7 boy name
2002 22,048 32 22,016 #6 boy name
2003 22,185 39 22,146 #5 boy name
2004 21,798 101 21,697 #6 boy name
2005 20,754 32 20,722 #6 boy name
2006 19,729 22 19,707 #7 boy name
2007 18,469 28 18,441 #10 boy name
2008 16,777 30 16,747 #12 boy name
2009 14,871 22 14,849 #16 boy name
2010 14,242 15 14,227 #14 boy name
2011 13,273 11 13,262 #16 boy name
2012 12,619 20 12,599 #18 boy name
2013 11,652 14 11,638 #22 boy name
2014 11,135 11 11,124 #22 boy name
2015 10,036 9 10,027 #30 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Andrew baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,270,972 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 36,199 babies. (That's a lot of baby Andrews)

According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Andrew" ranks #41 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 282 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1954. Across the entire United States a total of 5,667 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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Where is the name Andrew popular?

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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.

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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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson is an officeholder. Andrew was born in 1767 in Waxhaws border region between The Carolinas (exact location disputed).

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Andrew McMahon

Andrew McMahon is a singer, songwriter, and producer specializing in alternative rock, pop punk, and indie rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Andrew was born in 1982 as Andrew Ross McMahon in Concord, Massachusetts, United States.

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Andrew

Andrew Bogut
Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Luck
Andrew Bynum
Andrew Sullivan
Andrew Wiggins
Andrew Harrison

Alternative Meanings

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

W is for wanderlust, travel is near!

Your name in reverse order is "Werdna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Weandr". 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 Sep 11, 1969

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 Poland approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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