Diminutive of Andrew, Greek
"strong and manly"

Andy Origin and Meaning

The name Andy is a boy's name meaning "strong and manly".

Although we prefer Drew to the old Raggedy Andy, Andy has overtaken Drew as a name in its own right. About twice as many baby boys are named Andy, just Andy -- though about eight times as many parents go with the full Andrew.

# 449 in the US

Andy Rank in US Top 1000

Andy Popularity

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Famous People Named Andy

  • Andy MientusAmerican actor
  • Andrew "Andy" Dennis Biersacklead singer and songwriter of American rock band Black Veil Brides
  • Andrew "Andy" McMahonAmerican musician
  • Andrew "Andy" WarholAmerican artist
  • Andrew "Andy" MilonakisAmerican comedian
  • Andy WhitfieldWelsh actor
  • Andrew "Andy" SerkisEnglish actor
  • Andrew "Andy" PhillipAmerican basketball player
  • George Andrew "Andy" PhillipsAmerican baseball player
  • Andrew "Andy" DickAmerican comedian and actor
  • Andres "Andy" GarciaAmerican actor
  • Andrew "Andy" DaltonAmerican football player
  • Andrew James "Andy" LawrenceAmerican actor
  • Andrew "Andy Leo" Velasquezlead singer and songwriter of American rock band Crown the Empire
  • Andrew "Andy" John HurleyFall Out Boy's drummer
  • Andy Samuel GriffithAmerican actor
  • Andrew Barron "Andy" MurrayScottish tennis player
  • Andrew Stephen "Andy" RoddickAmerican tennis player
  • Howard Andrew "Andy" WilliamsAmerican pop singer
  • Andy LauHong Kong Cantopop singer
  • Andy RamIsraeli tennis player
  • Andy RazafAmerican lyricist
  • Andy SambergAmerican actor/comedian
  • Andy Cowley aka TheDragonHatEnglish YouTuber and voice actor
  • Andy Mineorapper
  • Andy Weirauthor of "The Martian"
  • Andy CannonEnglish professional footballer

Andy in Pop Culture

  • Andy Taylormain character on "The Andy Griffith Show"
  • Andrew "Andy" Davis Jr.character in the Toy Story series
  • Andrew "Andy" Shepherdcharacter in movie "The American President"
  • Andy Barclaycharacter in movie "Child's Play"
  • Andy Trudeaucharacter on TV's "Charmed"
  • Andy Hargrovecharacter on TV's "One Tree Hill"
  • Andy Davisboy in Pixar's "Toy Story" movies
  • Andrew "Andy" Clarkcharacter in movie "The Breakfast Club"
  • Andrew Hogg "Andy" Brownmain character on radio show "Amos 'n' Andy"
  • Andy Romancharacter on TV's "Brotherly Love," played by Andrew James "Andy" Lawrence
  • Andy Dufresnemain character in movie "The Shawshank Redemption"
  • Andy Botwincharacter on TV's "Weeds"
  • Andrew Baines "Andy" Bernardcharacter on TV's "The Office"
  • Andrew Maxwell "Andy" Dwyercharacter on TV's "Parks & Recreation"
  • "Andy You're a Star" a song by the Killers
  • Andy Moffettcharacter on "TV's "The Facts of Life"
  • Raggedy Andydoll
  • Andrew "Andy" Bernarda character in the TV show "The Office"
  • "Andy" song by Last Dinosaurs