First recorded in 1204. Ultimately from Ancient Greek. Cognate to English Andrew.
- Andrew (Biblical figure)
- A male given name.
- A transliteration of the Russian male given name Андрей (Andrej).
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
-  Population Register of Latvia: There were 22 652 persons named Andrejs in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.