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Andrea is a given name common in many parts of the world:
In English, German, Hungarian and Spanish, Andrea is used as a woman's name, as the feminine form of Andrew, Andreas, AndrÃ¡s or Andre.
In Italy and Albania, Andrea is a masculine name, the equivalent of Andrew.
It derives from the Greek,genitive ,that indicates the man as opposed to the woman (while man in the meaning of human being is might be related with the Indo-European root ner which means man, vital force.The original Greek name, Andréas, represents the
English feminine form of the Greek Andreas, which is derived from the element andros (man).
The word is derived from the old Greek '????/??????' 'aner/andros', meaning "manly" and, as consequence, "strong" and "courageous".
Andrea Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Anglo-Saxon, English, French, Latin, Spanish, Scandinavian, German, Hungarian, Basque, Italian
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Bendewald graduated from Wright State University. She was the maid of honor at Jennifer Aniston's 2000 wedding to Brad Pitt, and Aniston was matron of honor to Bendewald's August 19, 2001 marriage to Mitch Rouse at the Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, Californ