- a masculine name: dim. Andy, Drew; equiv. L. Andreas, Fr. André, It. Andrea, Sp. Andrés; fem. Andrea
- Bible one of the twelve apostles; brother of Simon Peter: his day is Nov. 30also Saint Andrew
Origin of AndrewMiddle English Andreas ( from Ecclesiastical Late Latin Andreu) from Old French Andrieu from Ecclesiastical Late Latin Andreas from Ecclesiastical Greek from Classical Greek andreios, manly from an?r: see andro-
SaintDied c. AD 60
One of the 12 Apostles. According to legend, he was martyred at Patrai.
From Ancient Greek Ἀνδρέας (Andreas), cognate with ἀνδρεῖος (andreios, “manly”), both from ἀνήρ (anēr, “man”)