Andrew

Andrew - A popular male name



  Jul 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Andrew, meaning strong and manly, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #43. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Andrew and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Andrew? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Andrew. The baby boy name Andrew was given to 12,501 baby boys in 2012, ranking #18 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 131 baby boys were given this name - making this a popular male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Andrew peaked in popularity 31 years ago in 1988 on position 5.



Famous with this name

Andrew Garfield
Andrew Stanton
Andrew Kreisberg


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Andrew is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Andrew is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #11 - and is the least popular in Vermont at position #65.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Andrew is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Andrew is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Andrew goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 2 other boys in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Andrew origin and meaning

Andrew is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means strong and manly. To see famous people named Andrew, pop culture references for the name Andrew and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Andrew

We've found the following names that sound similar to Andrew, sorted by popularity.

Andre / Andres / Anderson / Andreas / Andrea / Anders / Amador / Andrei / Andra / Andrey /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201218
201116
201014
200916
200812
200710
20067
20056
20046
20035
20026
20017
20007
19997
19989
19978
199610
199511
199410
199310
19925
19915
19907
19897
19885
19876
19868
198511
198414
198315
198217
198118
198019
197920
197821
197724
197627
197528
197428
197329
197230
197133
197032
196933
196834
196735
196636
196537
196437
196342
196249
196152
196051
195958
195855
195756
195656
195566
195470
195368
195268
195169
195067
194975
194877
194782
194684
194586
194482
194379
194280
194182
194084
193983
193882
193779
193684
193584
193476
193376
193269
193165
193062
192958
192860
192756
192659
192556
192456
192353
192253
192151
192049
191947
191846
191748
191646
191546
191444
191347
191244
191142
191043

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California11
Maryland13
Idaho13
Virginia13
Indiana14
Ohio15
New Mexico16
Arizona17
Michigan17
Louisiana17
Tennessee18
Rhode Island20
Alabama20
Georgia21
Massachusetts22
Pennsylvania22
Delaware22
Texas22
Utah22
Kansas22
Oregon23
Washington23
Wyoming23
Illinois24
New York24
Colorado25
Minnesota25
Mississippi25
South Dakota25
New Hampshire25
New Jersey25
Nevada25
Oklahoma26
Wisconsin26
Maine27
Connecticut27
Missouri28
North Carolina29
Kentucky29
Montana30
Nebraska30
North Dakota32
Arkansas32
Alaska33
Florida34
Iowa35
West Virginia35
District of Columbia36
South Carolina41
Hawaii45
Vermont65

Even more about Andrew


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Andrew a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Andrew?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1988
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Andrew
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 131
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +12,501

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