Andreas

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀνδρέας (Andréas), cognate with ἀνδρεῖος (andreîos, manly), both from ἀνήρ (anḗr, man)

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas

  1. A male given name from the Latin form of Andrew.

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas

  1. Andrew (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Andrew.

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References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 37 684 males with the given name Andreas have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Dutch[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas m

  1. Andrew (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Andrew.

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Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas

  1. Andrew (biblical figure)
  1. A male given name of biblical origin.

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Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas

  1. Andrew (the Apostle).
  2. (rare) A male given name.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas (m)

  1. Andrew (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Ἀνδρέᾱς (Andréās).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andreās m (genitive Andreae); first declension

  1. Andrew (biblical figure)

Declension[edit]

First declension, Greek type masculine in -ās.

Number Singular
nominative Andreās
genitive Andreae
dative Andreae
accusative Andreān
ablative Andreā
vocative Andrea

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Manx[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas m

  1. A male given name, Manx equivalent to Andrew.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgate Latin Andreas. First recorded as a given name in Norway in the 12th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas

  1. Andrew (biblical figure)
  1. A male given name .

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References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 19 793 males with the given name Andreas living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with frequency peaks in the 19th century and in the 1990s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Andreas, of Ancient Greek origin. First recorded in Sweden in runes in the 12th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Andreas

  1. Andrew (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name, the biblical form of Anders.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 70 686 males with the given name Andreas living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.