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Meaning and Origin

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἀνδρέας (Andréas), probably through a later Greek or Church Slavonic intermediary. Compare Andrej.

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Andrew.

Notable Persons Named Andrei

Andrei Tarkovsky was a film director. He was most prominent from 1958 to present. Andrei was given the name Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky on April 4th, 1932 in Zavrazhye, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He breathed his last breath on December 29th, 1986.

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Andrei Chikatilo is a criminal. Andrei is also known as The Butcher of Rostov, The Red Ripper, The Forest Strip Killer, and The Rostov Ripper.

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Andrei Arlovski is a martial artist. Andrei was born on February 4th, 1979 in Babruysk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union.

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Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov was a scientist in the field of nuclear physics. Andrei was born on May 21st, 1921 in Moscow. He passed away on December 14th, 1989.

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Andrei Kirilenko is a basketball player for the CSKA Moscow, BC Spartak Saint Petersburg, PBC CSKA Moscow, Utah Jazz, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Brooklyn Nets. He was most active from 1997 to 2015. Andrei was born on February 18th, 1981 in Izhevsk.

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Andrei Gromyko was a Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Permanent Representative of the Soviet Union to the United Nations, Full member of the 24th , 25th , 26th , 27th Politburo, Chairmanof thePresidiumof theSupre. Andrei was given the name Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko in Gomel. He died on July 2nd, 1989.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Andrei

Alessandro was born on January 3rd, 1959 in Florence, Italy.

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Ștefan was born on March 29th, 1931 in Podari. They died on August 31st, 2014.

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Frédéric was born on October 23rd, 1959.

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Violeta was born on March 29th, 1941 in Brașov.

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Yannick was born in 1927. He breathed his last breath in 1987.

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Vasile was born on July 28th, 1955 in Albeşti, Romania.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1948 5 0 5
1949 9 0 9
1951 10 0 10
1952 13 0 13
1953 11 0 11
1954 13 0 13
1955 12 0 12
1957 6 0 6
1958 5 0 5
1959 11 0 11
1960 17 0 17
1961 14 0 14
1962 16 0 16
1963 14 0 14
1964 11 0 11
1965 12 0 12
1966 11 0 11
1967 18 0 18
1968 10 0 10
1969 23 0 23
1970 25 0 25
1971 22 0 22
1972 21 0 21
1973 17 0 17
1974 22 0 22
1975 15 0 15
1976 16 0 16
1977 20 0 20
1978 16 0 16
1979 20 0 20
1980 18 0 18
1981 13 0 13
1982 18 0 18
1983 14 0 14
1984 20 0 20
1985 16 0 16
1986 20 0 20
1987 17 0 17
1988 22 0 22
1989 32 0 32
1990 19 0 19
1991 26 0 26
1992 32 0 32
1993 33 0 33
1994 41 0 41
1995 38 0 38
1996 43 0 43
1997 38 0 38
1998 39 0 39
1999 58 0 58
2000 56 0 56
2001 63 0 63
2002 77 0 77
2003 96 0 96
2004 94 0 94
2005 87 0 87
2006 119 0 119
2007 95 0 95
2008 112 0 112
2009 113 0 113
2010 100 0 100
2011 84 0 84
2012 85 0 85
2013 87 0 87
2014 68 0 68
2015 75 0 75
2016 66 0 66
2017 74 0 74

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Popularity of Andrei as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Andrei U.S.
  White 95.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.37% 16.26%

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People with the last name Andrei are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Andrei

  • How Popular is the name Andrei? Andrei is the 5,811th most popular name of all time. As a last name Andrei was the 55,962nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Andrei have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,543 babies born with the first name Andrei in the United States. That's more than enough people named Andrei to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Andrei? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Andrei first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Andrei is Friday, November 29th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Andrei born? The highest recorded use of the first name Andrei was in 2006 with a total of 119 babies.
  • Random Andrei Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Andrei is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Andrei: Your name in reverse order is Ierdna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiednr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Andrei? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 366 people with the last name Andrei.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Andrei? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Andrei as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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