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Andreas Name Meaning

German and English: from the New Testament Greek name Andreas which gave rise to Andrew in English and vernacular derivatives in almost every other European language. Etymologically it is from Greek andreios ‘manly’ an adjective derivative of anēr (genitive andros) ‘man male’. This is a Greek translation of an unknown Aramaic original; it was the name of the first of Christ's disciples the patron saint of both Scotland and Russia. The Scottish surname Anderson is far more common than its Russian equivalent Andreev. The personal name was popular throughout Europe in various vernacular forms (including Italian Andrea French André Spanish Andrés Scottish North German and Scandinavian Anders Dutch Andries Hungarian András Czech Ondřej Polish Andrzej and Jędrzej and Russian Andrey). Americanized or Germanized form of Slovenian Andrejaš: from an old vernacular form of the personal name Andraž (from Latin Andreas) which is a variant of Andrej; see Andrew .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Andrews, Andres, Andrea, Anders, Andras, Andreae, Andrew, Andre

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You can see how Andreas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andreas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Andreas families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Andreas families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Andreas's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Andreas families in 1840.
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What did your Andreas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Andreas. 19% of Andreas men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Andreas women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andreas were Salesman and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    13%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 30,000 military records available for the last name Andreas. For the veterans among your Andreas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Andreas lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Andreas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Andreas in 1947 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

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