Baby Name Games

Andrea February 19, 2007

Filed under: Girls A,Top 100 List — namegames @ 8:16 pm

United States Top 100         Girls

Popularity

  • The name Andrea was ranked 59 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Andrea ranked 951 in 1880. It gradually increased in popularity and broke into the top 100 at 99 in 1962. It reached an alltime high of 23 in 1978. Since then it has slowly decreased in popularity and will probably continue to do so.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It offers nickname variety, including Ann, Andi, Annie, Drea, and Rea.
  • The meanings of “strong,” “courageous,” and “feminine” are favorable.

Meaning

  • The Latin meaning of Andrea is “feminine.”
  • Andrea is a feminine form of Andrew

Alternate Spellings

Nicknames

Is your name Andrea or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.

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