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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Drea

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Alt. Meaning

D is for direct, you get to the point

R is for rewards, from your hard work

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

A is for action, something to take now

Notable Persons Named Drea

Drea de Matteo is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Drea was given the name Andrea Donna de Matteo on January 19th, 1972 in Queens. Drea is also known as Drea De Matteo, Drea DeMatteo, and Andrea de Matteo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Drea

Sean was born on March 2nd, 1947 in Bagnalstown, Ireland.


Frank Drea was a Member of Provincial Parliament (Ontario). Frank was born on July 7th, 1933 in St. Catharines. He breathed his last breath on January 15th, 2003.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 5 5 0
1974 5 5 0
1986 5 5 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 5 5 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 6 6 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 28 28 0
2004 34 34 0
2005 50 50 0
2006 46 46 0
2007 29 29 0
2008 29 29 0
2009 33 33 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 43 43 0
2012 45 45 0
2013 37 37 0
2014 34 34 0
2015 43 43 0
2016 23 23 0
2017 40 40 0

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Popularity of Drea as a first name

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Popularity of Drea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Drea U.S.
  White 86.74% 64.26%
  African American 1.79% 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 9.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Drea

People with the last name Drea are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Drea

  • How Popular is the name Drea? Drea is the 13,681st most popular name of all time. As a last name Drea was the 70,208th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Drea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 661 babies born with the first name Drea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Drea to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Drea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Drea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Drea is Monday, March 31st, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Drea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Drea was in 2005 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Drea Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Drea is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Drea: Your name in reverse order is Aerd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erda. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Drea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 279 people with the last name Drea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Drea? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Drea as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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