The name Andrew
Andrew is an English name which is really appreciated over the world. Its originality lies in its W-shaped ending, a rare letter in the common names. This name also gives the opportunity of a nickname such as Andy or Drew. Throughout the years, we have known a lot of celebrities named Andrew like the actors Andrew Garfield and Andrew Lincoln.
Andrew is a name of 6 letters that begins with the letter A and ends with the letter W.
Breakdown by sex (France and United States)
Number of children girls who had the first name Andrew (4 900 births).
Number of children boys having had the first name Andrew (1 295 116 births).
Figures and trends of the name Andrew in the world
There have been 3 837 births of Andrew since 1 950 (average of 57 / year). There were 113 named Andrew born in 2 021. It's the year 2 018 which saw the most births of babies with this name. #1093
since 1 950
in 2 021
was the peak year
births / year
There have been 1 296 179 births of Andrew since 1 880 (average of 9 461 / year). There were 7 244 named Andrew born in 2 018. It's the year 1 987 which saw the most births of babies with this name. #1093
since 1 880
1 296 179
in 2 018
was the peak year
births / year
Andrew is not a very popular name in France. Although its graphic is currently on the rise, we cannot say that it is famous. As a matter of fact, there were only 114 births of Andrew in 2017. And even at its maximum peak which happened in 2015, there were only 138 allocations. Referring to its current trend, it is possible that the name Andrew will still be discreet in the years to come.
The popular name Andrew has already peaked at 36,429 births in the United States in 1987, but has been declining ever since. Only 7,244 births of Andrew were recorded in 2018.
Etymology, origin and meaning of name Andrew
The name Andrew comes from the Greek word "andros" which can be translated as “man”, “manly” or even “the illustrious among men”. The name André is the French form of Andrew.
When do we celebrate Saint Andrew? What day ?
It is on October 30th that Andrew is celebrated, in reference to Saint Andrew who was the Jesus’ second apostle.
Personalities of the Andrew
Andrew is a very masculine man living with principles well anchored in his daily life. Square, he rarely changes his habits and reacts to the same situation every time in the same way. One might think that Andrew's days are just a predictable series of monotony, yet this young man is well fulfilled. The reason? In order not to lose the interest of this stability, Andrew invents himself challenges that he tries to achieve over a defined period of time. In addition to captivating him on a daily basis, the challenges strengthen his self-esteem.
Celebrities with the first name Andrew
- Andrew Garfield
- Andrew Johnson
( 29/12/1808 - 31/07/1875)
President of the United States
- Andrew Carnegie
( 25/11/1835 - 11/08/1919)
Scottish naturalized American industrialist and philanthropist
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