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Andrea Name Meaning

Name

Andrea

   
Pronounciation
AN-dree-ah

Meaning of Andrea

Manly

Andrea Name Origin

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Andrea name origin
English feminine form of the Greek Andreas, which is derived from the element andros (man).
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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, András 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
Andrea also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Australian, British, Czechoslovakian, Danish, Dutch
Famous Name Andrea
Andrea Bowen
a two time SAG Award- winning American actress. She is perhaps best known for playing Julie Mayer on Desperate Housewives.Bowen made her Broadway debut in 1996 as Young Cosette/Young Eponine in Les Misérables. At six, she was the youngest actress to ever play the role. From 1996 to 2001 Bowen was a consistent presence on Broadway. She appeared in the original company of the 1998 revival of The Sound of Music as Marta, and in 2000, created the role of Adele in the musical version of Jane Eyre. Bowen was also a member of The Broadway Kids concert group. Several of Bowen's siblings have also been heavily involved in musical theatre, performing roles in various other Broadway shows.
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