Drew

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Drew

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Andrew
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Anglo-Norman Drew, Drieu, Drue, from Old French Drogon, Dreus, Drues (made popular by Charlemagne's son Drogo) from Old Dutch Drogo, of uncertain ultimate origin. Possibly from Proto-West Germanic *dragan (to carry, pull), or from Proto-Germanic *draugaz (phantom, apparition).

Proper noun[edit]

Drew

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages
  2. A female given name

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Irish, adopted from the English surname above, and also reduced from an Druaidh, Ó Druaidh, Ó Draoi, "son of the Druid," from draoi (druid).

Proper noun[edit]

Drew

  1. A surname​.
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Etymology 4[edit]

From any of the above

Proper noun[edit]

Drew

  1. An unincorporated community in Forsyth County, Georgia, United States, named after Drew E. Bennett.
  2. A city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, named after Miss Drew Daniel.
  3. An unincorporated community in Laclede County, Missouri, named after S. E. Drew.
  4. An unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, probably named after Robert Drew.
  5. A rural community in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, named after George Alexander Drew (Liberal-Conservative MP).

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