Andreas Name Meaning

Greek; also German and Dutch: from the New Testament Greek name Andreas, which gave rise to Andrew in English and vernacular derivatives in almost every other European language. Etymologically, it is from Greek andreios ‘manly’, from aner ‘man’, ‘male’ (genitive andros). It was the name of the first of Christ’s disciples, and is a Greek translation of an Aramaic original. The disciple is the patron saint of both Scotland and Russia, but the Scottish Anderson is far more common than its Russian equivalent, Andreev. The personal name was popular throughout Europe in various vernacular forms (for example, Italian Andrea, French André, Scottish, North German, and Scandinavian Anders, Dutch Andries, Hungarian András, Czech Ondrej, Slovak Ondrej, Polish Andrzej and Jedrzej, and Russian Andrei).

List of People with Surname Andreas

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 1,838 people with the surname Andreas. Among these people surnamed Andreas, there are nearly 271 unique names, with an average of 6 people having the same name. Michael Andreas, Mary Andreas and Robert Andreas are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Andreas, with 41, 40 and 40 people respectively.

Additionally, Our findings indicate that Pennsylvania has the highest number of people surnamed Andreas, with a total of 215 people, and there are a total of 124 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Andreas, with a total of 229 people and an average of 123 unique names.