First name origin & meaning:
Greek: Valiant, courageous
First name variations: Anders, Andor, Andre, Andreas, Andrae, Andrei, Andres, Andy, Aindrea, Andery, Andonis, Andru, Andrue, Audrew, Andie, Andrews, Andrzej, Drew, Andrew
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: variant of Andrews.
- Swiss German and
Hungarian: derivative of the personal name Andreas.
- Perhaps a reduced form of Greek Andronikos,
Andronidis, or some other similar surname, all patronymics from
- William Andros came to VA in 1617 and died there about 1655. Sir
Edmund Andros (1637–1714) was the British colonial governor of
several provinces in America between 1674 and 1698, most notably NY
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