I have always loved this name as much as Andrew! Haters stop hating, but you all can pick one you like best. It's your decision!
Andreas Prodromou was a flight attendant onboard Helios flight 522. The 737 took off with the incorrect pressurization settings and oxygen ran out midway through the flight. Being the last remaining occupant to not succumb to the lack of oxygen thanks to a portable generator, Andreas took control of the aircraft and tried to perform an emergency landing. Unfortunately, the plane ran out of fuel. He managed to guide it away from Athen's city center before crashing.
Also Romansh.
Source: "Vornamen in der Schweiz. Prénoms en Suisse. I nomi in Svizzera. Prenoms in Svizra" (1993) published by the Association of Swiss registrars -- his brother, Andreas Capeder
Also used in Luxembourg:
You'll find numerous bearers on social media.
I prefer Andreas over Andrew, and please do not confuse this name with Andrea. Okay?
Usage: Ancient Greek, Greek, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Welsh, Italian, Finnish, English, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek

Pronounced: an-DREH-as (Greek, German, Swedish, Welsh, Italian), an-DREH-yas (Dutch), AHN-dreh-ahs (Finnish), an-DRAY-əs (English), ahn-DRAY-əs (English)

Meaning: Form of ANDREW used in several languages and in the Greek and Latin New Testament.
Way better than its old traditional form Andrew.
Original and better version of the outdated Andrew. Has Ancient Greek roots.
Andreas is also used in Italy. According to ISTAT 44 Andreas were born in 2016.
Andreas Müller (1996-) is an Italian-German dancer famous to be the winner in the 16th season of 'Amici di Maria De Filippi' a talent show for dancers and singers.
Andreas Wellinger is a German ski jumper. He won an individual gold medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, as well as an individual and a team silver medal, and a team gold at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Andreas Lie is a Norwegian football goalkeeper who has played 23 games for Aalesund. He is currently playing for Hødd. He has also played 15 matches for the Norwegian under-21 national team.

On 14 August 2012 he announced that he was leaving Odd Grenland as his contract expired at the end of the 2012 season and broke the news that he had re-signed for Aalesund on a two-year contract, starting 1 January 2013 and lasting until the end of the 2014 season.
Also Anglicized form of Irish name Aindréas.
Pronunced "ahn-DHRE-ahs" in Greek.
The name Andreas was given to 151 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Andreas Kofler is an Austrian ski jumper.
I love this name. It reminds me of one of my favorite athletes, Andreas Kofler. It sounds very strong, handsome and masculine.
Andreas Capellanus was a 12th century chaplain who wrote The Art of Courtly Love, a important social text from the time. Its influences can still be seen.
Andreas Hofer is the the national hero of Tyrol, Austria. He was the leader of the tyrolean rebellion against Napoleon's forces.
This name is also used frequently in The Netherlands. [noted -ed]
This name is very popular and very common in Norway.
And there's the infamous San Andreas Fault Line in California.
Listen to the German pronunciation of Andreas here:
There is also a video game thing called San Andreas.
German pronunciation: awn-DRAY-ahs. [noted -ed]
Quite popular in Germany.
A famous bearer in Sweden is the pop singer Andreas Johnson ("Glorious").
This is very common in Sweden, took over after the dated Anders and reached trendy heights.

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