Andreas

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

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]
Greek ἀνδρεῖος (andreios) = 'manly' [2] [4] [7]
Greek ανδρος (andros) = 'of a man' [2] [1] [5] [6]

Related Names

Adde
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Ándaras
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Ánddijá
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Ander
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Ánderijá
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Sami
Anders
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Anderse
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Andersi
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Greenlandic
Andhers
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Old Swedish
Andras
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András
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Hungarian
Andrass
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Danish Faroese
Andre
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André
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Andrea
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Italian
Andreas
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Andréas
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Andrée
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Andres
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Andrés
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Andri
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Andrias
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Andries
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Andris
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Andrus
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Andræs
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Anne
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Ánnjá
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Ansine
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Antre
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Antree
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Antres
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Atte
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Dres
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Dreves
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Drevs
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Náhkol
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Nanit
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Nanne
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Ondri
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Rijá
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Sami

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

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Andreasson (♂), Andreason (♂) [8], Andreasdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Andreasen (♂), Andreassen (♂), Andreasson (♂), Andresen (♂), Andressen (♂) [9]
  • Danish: Andreasen (♂), Andreassen (♂), Andreasdatter (♀)
  • Icelandic: Andreasson (♂), Andreasdóttir (♀)

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

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) [8]

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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
3 6 43735 72560
Norway Norway[11]
4 n.a. 20727 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
0 n.a. 19790 n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a. 7599
  #: 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: [10][12][11][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Andreas(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Andreas(m)

Sources: [10] [12] [11] [13]

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 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 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. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  9. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables