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André - sometimes transliterated as Andre - is the French and Portuguese form of the name Andrew, and is now also used in the English-speaking world. It is a variation of the Greek name Andreas, a short form of any of various compound names derived from andr- 'man, warrior'.

Cognate names[edit]

Cognate names are:[1]

  • Irish: Aindrias, Aindréas; Aindriú
  • Scottish Gaelic: Aindrea, Anndra
  • Welsh: Andras
  • German: Andreas
  • Dutch: Andries
  • Scandinavian: Anders
  • French: André
  • Spanish: Andrés
  • Catalan: Andreu
  • Portuguese: André
  • Italian: Andrea
  • Ukrainian: Andrii
  • Russian, Bulgarian: Andrei
  • Polish: Andrzej, Jędrzej
  • Czech: Andrej, Ondřej
  • Serbo-Croatian: Andrija
  • Slovenian: Andrej
  • Finnish: Antero
  • Hungarian: András, Endre
  • Lithuanian: Andrius
  • Latvian: Andrejs
  • Romanian: Andrei

The name is popular in Norway and Sweden.[2][3]


Notable people with this first name include:

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press. 2012. 
  2. ^ Navn - Statistics Norway
  3. ^ Namesearch - Statistiska centralbyrån