Andreas

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Greek name Ανδρεας (Andreas):

Greek pet form of names beginning with Ανδρo- (Andro-) [1]

Greek ἀνήρ (anér) = 'man, human being' [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]
Greek ἀνδρεῖος (andreios) = 'manly' [2] [4] [8] [7]
Greek ανδρος (andros) = 'of a man' [2] [1] [5] [6] [7]

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See also
Female forms: Andersine, Andrea, Andrese, Andrie
Variant forms: Ânarse, Ánde, Andi, Andrej, Andrew, Andrius, Anssi, Anska, Ãntariarse, Ante, Antero, Antsa, Antti, Aris, Asko, Dres, Indri

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Andreaksenpoika Finland
Andreasarson Iceland
Andreasen Denmark Norway
Andreason Norway Sweden
Andreassen Denmark Norway
Andreasson Iceland Norway Sweden
Andreassøn Norway
Andreasøn Norway

Female

Andreasardóttir Iceland
Andreaksentytär Finland
Andreasdatter Denmark Norway
Andreasdotter Norway Sweden
Andreasdóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see ANDR (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Andreas
Genitive: Andreas'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Andreas
Genitive: Andreaksen / Andreaan
Partitive: Andreasta
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Andreas
Accusative: Andreas
Dative: Andreasi
Genitive: Andreasar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Andreas
Genitive: Andreas'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Andreas
Genitive: Andreas' / Andreas

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

30 November

Finland Finland

30 November

Norway Norway

30 November

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

30 November

Sweden Sweden

30 November

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [an‘dre:as] or [an'dre:as] (key) [9]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Andreas Enevold Mogensen (born 2 November 1976), Danish engineer and astronaut and the first Dane to fly in space

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[12]
43844 73689 0 8 43844 73681
Norway Norway[13]
21091
n.a.
0
n.a.
21091
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[14]
19893
n.a.
0
n.a.
19893
n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
n.a.
8228 0 0
n.a.
8228
Greenland Greenland[16]
168 628
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[17]
46 74
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Andreas (m) Sources: [12][14][13][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Andreas (m) Sources: [18]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Andreas (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Andreas (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Andreas (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  9. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  10. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  18. details see Name Statistic tables