Andrews Family History
Andrews Name Meaning
English: variant of Andrew with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is the usual southern English patronymic form also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages e.g. Polish Andrzejewski Slovenian Andrejčič Serbian and Croatian Andrić (see Andric ) and Czech Ondráček (see Ondracek ). Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Aindreis or Irish Mac Aindriú see McAndrew .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press