The name Andrew is of Greek origin and means "Manly." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
Andrew was the name of one of Christ's apostles in the Christian bible, the brother of Simon Peter.
Nicknames for the name Andrew include Andy and Drew.
There were two American presidents named Andrew: Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson. Andrew Wyeth was a renowned artist as was Andy Warhol. British royal Prince Andrew is the son Duke of York and Queen Elizabeth II. Andrew Carnegie and Andrew Mellon were philanthropists and businessmen. Andy Kaufman was a comedian as is Andrew “Dice” Clay.
Andrew “Ender” Wiggin is a popular character from the Ender series of books by Orson Scott Card. Television shows that feature characters named Andrew include The Office, Weeds, and Touched by an Angel. Andy Dufresne is a character created by Stephen King.
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