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Original New Testament Greek variation of Andrew
"strong and manly"

Andreas Origin and Meaning

The name Andreas is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "strong and manly".
Andreas is a beautiful name, with the patina of an Old Master painting, one that could make a dashing namesake for an Uncle Andrew.

In Europe, Andreas is currently in the Top 20 in Norway and is also popular in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, and Austria.

Some other international variations of Andrew you might want to consider — Andre, Andrei, Andres, Andrea, and Anders.

Notable namesakes include photographer Andreas Feininger. One not-so-pleasant association: the San Andreas fault line in California.

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Famous People Named Andreas

  • Andreas VesaliusBelgian anatomist
  • Andreas Papandreouformer prime minister of Greece
  • Andreas SeppiItalian tennis player
  • Andreas BeckGerman tennis player
  • Andreas HaiderMaurer, Austrian tennis player
  • Andreas SiljeströmSwedish tennis player
  • Andreas VinciguerraSwedish tennis player
  • Andreas Michálek (b. 2012)son of Zbyněk Michálek
  • Andreas Lubitzco,pilot who deliberately crashed Germanwings Flight 9525, killing everyone on board
  • Andreas Bouranipopular German singer

Andreas in Pop Culture

  • GTA San AndreasPS2 video game
  • Andreas Wiikcharacter from The dung,beetle flies at dusk, by Maria Gripe

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