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Andre Agassi is a famous tennis player.
-- Anonymous User  12/28/2005
The name André comes from the Latin Andreas which means manly and viril. Famous ancient scholar André Kong was recognized for his outstanding work in the plastic arts in Portugal.
-- Anonymous User  1/13/2006
This name also occurs without the accent symbol, particularly in the USA, but the pronunciation is the same.
-- Anonymous User  2/5/2006
Famous bearer is André Gide,a French novelist. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature.
-- Anonymous User  3/26/2006
Famous bearer is American actor and rapper Andrè Benjamin.
-- rosco kid  4/16/2006
Well, not totally famous, Andre' is the name of Jesse McCartney's Bassist.
-- Anonymous User  5/19/2006
Andre is the seal in the movie "Andre".
-- bloodred-roses  5/31/2006
My borther's name is André David. I love his name and since we speak French at home it is good and can easily be translated and pronounced in English.
-- chantal1994  7/25/2006
I cannot stand this name it just creeps me out, it's so slimey sounding!
-- stuckonstupid  11/11/2006
I like this name. It seems like it should be the name of some hero in a Victorian noval, I'm not sure why. I think that's just me, though. It's very handsome. I would consider naming my son this.
-- scarletquillraven  12/11/2006
Andre the Giant was a French wrestler perhaps best known for his role in "The Princess Bride."
-- khaotickharma  1/21/2007
Famous bearer Andre Breton: founder of the surrealist movement.
-- VictoriaCalledTori  5/9/2007
British model Jordan has a son Andre, born 13th June 2005.
-- Karcoolka  6/30/2007
I once knew an Andre, and his father was Greek, so I thought this name was Greek for awile. I think this is a nice name, but I can't hear it without thinking of that kid.
-- thebyrd  10/22/2007
This name sounds so handsome and romantic, without going overboard. If you name your son Andre, you could always call him Andy to Americanize it. I like the name Andrew, but it is overused, so Andre is a fresh, old fashioned twist.
-- bunnygirl  1/19/2008
Andre, along with his friend Firmin, is one of the two managers in "The Phantom of the Opera", used in the musical (and to a lesser extent, in the book) as comic relief figures. He's a minor character, but I will always associate this name with him. :)
-- Lady Seashell  2/18/2008
This name is also pretty common in Norway, and it is usually combined with another name with a hyphen (like Kim-André).
-- Anonymous User  3/29/2008
The name is also often used in Dutch and Limburgish. A well-known Dutch bearer of this name was the late singer André Hazes.
-- Lucille  10/18/2008
It really doesn't sound right for a child, a baby. Too old.
-- luxsword  10/24/2008
My best friend's name is Andre, and she's a girl, so I will always think of this name as feminine/masculine. According to my friend, her parents didn't know what she was going to be so they picked Andre and if she turned out a boy they'd tell him it was short for Andre and she were a girl they'd tell her it was short for Andrea. As it is people constantly call her Andrea and and when they see her name on paper they think she's a boy.
-- A.R.  11/16/2008
André Beaunevue (1330's-1403) was a Franco-Netherlandish artist, primarily a sculptor but also active as an illuminator and as designer of stained glass.
-- Anonymous User  9/9/2011
André Breton (1896-1966) was a French poet, essayist, critic and editor, founder of the Surrealist movement.
-- Anonymous User  10/12/2011
André Chastel (1912-1990) was the best-known French art historian of his generation.
-- Anonymous User  12/5/2011
André 3000, born André Benjamin, is a rapper and songwriter formerly of the group OutKast.
-- bibi66  3/10/2013
André was a very popular name in France for a long time, but is now considered quite old fashioned and is not commonly given to baby boys anymore. It ranked #612 in 2010. Despite this, it is apparently the 4th most common boy's name in France.
-- bonjour_mon_joli  8/25/2013

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