Meaning and Origin of: Andre

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Valiant, courageous

Last name origin & meaning:

  • French (André) : from the personal name André, French vernacular form of Andreas, also found as a Huguenot name in England in the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • German : shortened form of Andreae.
  • Swedish : shortened form of Andree.
  • A bearer of the surname André is recorded in Quebec city in 1653; another, from Charente, is documented there in 1659. Other branches, from Normandy and Burgundy, were recorded in Montreal from 1663.

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