Comments for the name Andrea

Comments for ANDREA (2):

It is also pronounced (on-dre-a), "o" as in the word "on".
-- andy  2/3/2005
Can also be pronounced "An-DRAY-uh". [noted -ed]
-- Miss Natla  9/19/2005
I have known several girls with this name in Sweden, including one family member. In Sweden it is always pronounced Ann-DREH-ah.
-- Anonymous User  12/17/2005
Listen to the German pronunciation of Andrea here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html.
-- _satu_  9/3/2006
My sister name is Andrea, but her name is said aundrea (on-dray). She hates it when people call her ann-dree-uh.
-- Kailey Baby Girl  3/8/2007
My friend's name is Leandrea and she pronounces it lee-an-DRE-a (E like in END).
-- enchy  6/7/2009
I believe most European countries pronounce Andrea "ahn-dray-uh". The other pronunciations are the American versions. So, in the States, neither way is considered incorrect.

As for the meaning, it basically means "manly". I take that to mean "strong", and "tough". =)
-- AndreaJ  9/16/2009
Another pronunciation for Andrea (2) Feminine is ahn-DREE-ah.
-- Anonymous User  11/23/2009
Hungarian pronunciation: AHND-re-ah.
-- Anonymous User  5/28/2014

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