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Origin and popularity of the name ANDREW


Andrew : English and Scottish: from the usual vernacular English form (recorded from the 13th century onward) of the New Testament Greek personal name Andreas. In North America the English form of the surname has absorbed many cognates from other languages e.g. Czech Ondřej (see Ondrey) and Albanian Ndreu and also their patronymics and other derivatives (see examples at Andrews).


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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