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Gender: Female Pronunciation: DRAY-a Origin of Drea: Diminutive of Alexandrea or Andrea Meaning of Alexandria: Variation of Alexandra, Greek, "defending men"

The name Drea is a girl's name . Drea and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Baby Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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Introduced via Sopranos star Drea (born Andrea) de Matteo, and catching on with a wider audience.

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Famous People Named Drea

Andrea Donna "Drea" de Matteo, American actress
Andrea Danyell "Drea" Kelly, American dancer and reality TV personality ("Hollywood Exes")

Pop Culture References for the name Drea


Bella Mia Says:


This a nickname for me and is pronounced DREE-a, short for Alexandria. I used to be called Allie but I defintely prefer Drea.

Buntink5 Says:


My name is Drea but with an h so Dreah. But when I tell people my name is Dreah they say, " is it Andrea or just Dreah?" It's really really annoying.

glitterandrocknroll Says:


This is my name, so of course I like it. :P my friend Amy was the one who bestowed this nickname on me (full name is Andrea), now all my friends call me it. It's more unique than my full name, so I dig it.