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Andre

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122k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Andre

"Andre" is a name of French origin, and it means "Manly". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, an anglicized form of André.

Andre was also found in the following language(s): Estonian and German

Notable Persons Named Andre

Dr. Dre is a hip hop music, gangsta rap, and g-funk musician. He holds the title Fuck Tha Police", Nuthin' But a "G" Thang", and Still D.R.E.". His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Dr. was given the name Andre Romelle Young on February 18th, 1965 in Compton, California, United States.

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André the Giant was a wrestler. André was born on May 19th, 1946 in Grenoble, France. He breathed his last breath on January 27th, 1993.

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Andre Agassi is a tennis player. Andre was born on April 29th, 1970 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Andre Ward is a boxer. Andre was born on February 23rd, 1984 in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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André 3000 is a hip hop music, funk, jazz, rhythm, and blues musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1991. André was given the name André Lauren Benjamin on May 27th, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. André is also known as Andre 3K • Dre • 3 Stacks • Johnny Vulture.

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André Gomes is a soccer player for the Valencia CF, FC Porto, Boavista F.C., S.L. Benfica B, S.L. Benfica, Portugal national under-17 football team, Portugal national under-18 football team, and Portugal national under-19 football team. André was born on July 30th, 1993 in Grijó, Portugal. André is also known as Tavares Gomes and André Filipe.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Andre

Eric was born on April 4th, 1983 in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.

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John André is a military person. His military service ended in 1780.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Peter was given the name Peter James Andrea on February 27th, 1973.

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Carl Andre is an artist in the field of sculpture. Carl was born on September 16th, 1935 in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Fabrizio De André was a folk music, italian folk music, chanson, and world music singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar, Acoustic guitar, Classical guitar, and Vocals. He was most active from 1958 to 1999. Fabrizio was given the name Fabrizio Cristiano De André on February 18th, 1940. He breathed his last breath on January 11th, 1999.

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André is a soccer player for the Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Associação Desportiva Cabofriense, Santos FC, FC Dynamo Kyiv, FC Girondins de Bordeaux, Clube Atlético Mineiro, CR Vasco da Gama, Sport Club do Recife, and Brazil national football team. André was born on September 27th, 1990 in Cabo Frio, Brazil.

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How popular is the baby name Andre in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1890 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1896 7 0 7
1898 6 0 6
1907 10 0 10
1909 9 0 9
1910 8 0 8
1911 10 0 10
1912 12 0 12
1913 18 0 18
1914 26 0 26
1915 35 0 35
1916 30 5 25
1917 27 0 27
1918 26 0 26
1919 44 8 36
1920 46 8 38
1921 47 0 47
1922 43 0 43
1923 48 0 48
1924 53 0 53
1925 62 6 56
1926 58 0 58
1927 75 0 75
1928 80 9 71
1929 79 0 79
1930 74 0 74
1931 83 0 83
1932 74 5 69
1933 77 0 77
1934 83 5 78
1935 78 0 78
1936 87 10 77
1937 123 8 115
1938 116 6 110
1939 97 5 92
1940 123 7 116
1941 149 13 136
1942 145 8 137
1943 144 14 130
1944 150 14 136
1945 166 9 157
1946 182 15 167
1947 241 24 217
1948 275 16 259
1949 268 18 250
1950 305 12 293
1951 392 14 378
1952 438 22 416
1953 653 25 628
1954 729 20 709
1955 715 32 683
1956 866 25 841
1957 1,087 29 1,058
1958 1,151 31 1,120
1959 1,304 31 1,273
1960 1,435 33 1,402
1961 1,538 39 1,499
1962 1,639 38 1,601
1963 1,735 33 1,702
1964 1,940 44 1,896
1965 1,857 53 1,804
1966 2,093 65 2,028
1967 2,196 44 2,152
1968 2,025 55 1,970
1969 2,126 64 2,062
1970 2,571 62 2,509
1971 2,473 55 2,418
1972 2,209 55 2,154
1973 2,027 72 1,955
1974 2,045 47 1,998
1975 2,174 68 2,106
1976 2,147 33 2,114
1977 2,035 65 1,970
1978 2,083 49 2,034
1979 1,937 55 1,882
1980 2,117 38 2,079
1981 2,110 55 2,055
1982 2,245 44 2,201
1983 2,130 45 2,085
1984 2,359 49 2,310
1985 2,332 46 2,286
1986 2,103 52 2,051
1987 2,130 38 2,092
1988 2,193 43 2,150
1989 2,307 33 2,274
1990 2,313 18 2,295
1991 2,315 31 2,284
1992 2,415 26 2,389
1993 2,311 30 2,281
1994 2,400 21 2,379
1995 2,161 15 2,146
1996 1,980 16 1,964
1997 1,813 13 1,800
1998 1,785 19 1,766
1999 1,791 10 1,781
2000 1,808 12 1,796
2001 1,747 7 1,740
2002 1,709 11 1,698
2003 1,757 6 1,751
2004 1,924 8 1,916
2005 1,836 10 1,826
2006 1,876 5 1,871
2007 1,837 7 1,830
2008 1,704 0 1,704
2009 1,646 0 1,646
2010 1,540 0 1,540
2011 1,494 0 1,494
2012 1,457 0 1,457
2013 1,315 0 1,315
2014 1,273 0 1,273
2015 1,315 0 1,315
2016 1,394 5 1,389

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Popularity of Andre as a first name

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Popularity of Andre as a last name

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Common last names for Andre

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Andre U.S.
  White 62.21% 64.26%
  African American 28.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Andre

People with the last name Andre are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Andre

  • How Popular is the name Andre? Andre is the 561st most popular name of all time. As a last name Andre was the 3,785th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Andre have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122,477 babies born with the first name Andre in the United States. That's more than enough people named Andre to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Andre? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Andre first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Andre is Saturday, January 4th, 1862.
  • What year had the most people named Andre born? The highest recorded use of the first name Andre was in 1970 with a total of 2,509 babies. That's a lot of babies named Andre!
  • Random Andre Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Andre ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, 234 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Andre: Your name in reverse order is Erdna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aernd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Andre? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,358 people with the last name Andre.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Andre? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Andre as their last name.

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