Each name has a special meaning and without a doubt we want to give you all the information you should know about it. When you choose a name, its origin, its meaning and even those characters who bear it and who have made history over time can be important. Please note that all names have a different etymology which may be of importance to you. Next we are going to explain the meaning of the name Andrés .

Etymology of the name Andrew:

According to anthroponymic studies, the name Ander is considered to be a derivation of the Greek word andrós , which means “male”. Other versions indicate that the name is related to the Greek word aner , which is related to masculinity.. It has been recorded since ancient times, however its use has not been very widespread although it remains in force and in recent years its use has increased in Spain. Andrew the Apostle or also called Saint Andrew is known from the region of Judea. He was the older brother of Peter the apostle and is considered to have been the first disciple of Jesus of Nazareth. Andrés Conti de Segni was an Italian priest of the Franciscan Order during the 13th century. Andrés Corsini was an Italian Carmelite and Bishop of Fiesole during the 14th century. Andrés Avelino was an Italian priest of the Order of Clerics Regular. San Andrés is a popular toponymic name around the world. Andrés is the variant of the name in Spanish.


Ander in Basque, Ndreu in Albanian, Andreas in German, Andreyas in Amharic, Andraous in Arabic, Andresico in Aragonese, Andresu in Asturian, Andreo in Breton, Andreu in Catalan, Anderj in Czech, Andria in Corsican, Andrija in Croatian, Andreas in Danish and Estonian, Ondrej in Slovak, Andrej in Slovenian, Andreo in Esperanto, André in French, Anndrais in Scottish Gaelic, Andréin Galician and Portuguese, And ria in Georgian, Andréas in Greek, Andras in Hebrew, András in Hungarian, Andrew in English, Aindriú in Irish, Andrea in Italian, Andoresu in Japanese, Andrejs in Latvian, Andrejus in Lithuanian, Andrija in Maltese, Andrièu in Occitan, Andrzej in Polish, Andrei in Russian, Andrìa in Sardinian, Andrej in Serbian, Indriyas in Tigrinya, Andriyin ukrainian His diminutive is usually Andi. The most common female variant is usually Andrea or Andreina.

Famous people named Andrew:

  • Andres Ballbe Garcia

    • Former Spanish athlete : He was born in Barcelona in 1952. He is famous for having competed in the Olympic Games and the Mediterranean Games, as well as being a national champion and record holder in the 800 meters. He was a member of the athletics section of FC Barcelona where he practically developed his entire career and in recent seasons he participated with CE Universitari, he has been 4 times champion of Spain and also champion of Catalonia. He studied Mathematics at university, but his passion was the sport to which he dedicated his life.
  • Andres Manuel del Rio Fernandez

    • Spanish scientist and naturalist : He was born in Madrid in 1849. He is known for being the one who discovered the chemical element vanadium by examining samples of minerals found in Mexico. He studied analytical chemistry and metallurgy at the University of Alcalá and later entered the Almadén Mining School, completing his training with the chemist Jean d’Arcet in Paris. He traveled to Mexico where he made several scientific discoveries. In his honor there is the Andrés Manuel Río National Chemistry Award from the Chemical Society of Mexico.
  • Andres Suarez Otero

    • Spanish singer -songwriter : he was born in Ferrol in 1983. He has explored musical genres such as ballads, jazz and songwriting, also performing instruments such as guitar and piano accompanied by his voice. At the age of 10, he formed his first band with a pop-rock style. His fame as a singer-songwriter grew after winning the Burgos Young Singer-songwriter Contest, Discover the Region of Murcia Contest, among others.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Andrew:

People who bear this name usually have a unique personality that is noticeable at all times. They do not usually like flattery or being the center of attention, but they learn to live surrounded by compliments and celebrations that arise spontaneously from people who find them an example to follow. They are loving, respectful, patient and honest . Their strength lies in the courage they have to follow their dreams no matter what they say, when they make a decision for their life they can do whatever it takes to keep it within reach of their hands.