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Andre is a French and Portuguese boy’s name meaning “manly, masculine”. Andre derives from the Greek name Andreas and is a variant of the name Andrew. Andre has remained steadily popular since 1924 when it first appeared on the top 1000 baby names list.

Meaning of the name Andre:

French, Portuguese: manly, masculine

Origin of the name Andre:

Andre is a French and Portuguese name that means “manly, masculine”. Andre is a variant of the name Andrew. Andre is also a variant and sometimes diminutive of the name Andreas.

Symbolism of the name Andre:

Andre is a name meaning strength. Icons associated with strength such as lions, stone, and trees are good symbols for the name Andre.

Style of the name Andre:

traditional

Gender of the name Andre:

Andre is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Andre:

AHN-DREH (French), un-DREH (Portuguese), AN-dreh, (German), ahn-DREH (Dutch)

Number of syllables in the name Andre:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Andre:

Andre evokes feelings of independence and creativity.

Alternative spellings for the name Andre:

Andrej, Andrei

Nicknames for the name Andre:

Popularity of the name Andre:

According to the Social Security Administration, Andre is a boy’s baby name that has been popular since the mid 1920’s. Andre remained in the top 200 names between 1961 and 2000 and is #281 as of 2020.

Related names for the name Andre:

Great middle names for the name Andre and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Andre:

  • Andre Benjamin aka Andre 3000 (American rapper)
  • Andre Gide (French novelist)
  • Andre Breton (French writer , poet)
  • Andre Young aka Dr. Dre (American rapper , producer)
  • Andre Iguodala (American basketball player)

Andre in popular culture:

  • Andre Johnson (television, “Black-ish”)
  • Andre Lyon (television, “Empire”)
  • Andre Harris (television, “Victorious”)