Variant of Andrew
- 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: ME Andreas (< LL(Ec) Andreu) < OFr Andrieu < LL(Ec) Andreas < Gr(Ec) < Gr andreios, manly < anēr: see andro-
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