ANDR

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

New name element deriving from Greek names beginning with Andr- (esp. Andreas) or ending with -ander (esp. Alexander) and their variants

Greek

ἀνήρ (anér) = 'man, human being' [1] [2] [3]
ἀνδρεῖος (andreios) = 'manly' [1] [3]
ανδρος (andros) = 'of a man' [1] [4]

Related Names

See Andreas, Alexander

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ANN see Andrianna
HEL see Helandrea
HER see Andar
OL see Olander
PER see Periander
RIK see Andrik
ULF see Andolf

First Element Forms

And-
Andr- Andri-

Last Element Forms

-anda
-ander
-andrea

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)