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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 "Change Two Letters".

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

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Bella Mia Says:

2018-10-06T17:37:56

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:

2016-08-03T06:48:35

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:

2015-01-09T14:25:46

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.