Drew - boys name

Drew name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Drew name meaning:

The name Drew is of Scottish origin and is derived from the Gaelic word "dubh," meaning "dark" or "black." It is a unisex name that can be given to both boys and girls. In recent years, however, it has become more popular as a feminine name.

Girls named Drew are often associated with traits such as creativity, intelligence, and independence. They are known to have a strong sense of self and a natural charm that draws others towards them. These individuals tend to be adventurous and enjoy exploring new ideas and experiences. They are often driven and determined, always striving for success in their endeavors.

The name Drew carries a certain air of uniqueness and a touch of mystery, making it an intriguing choice for parents looking for a name that stands out. It is a name that exudes strength and confidence, fitting for a girl who is ready to take on the world and make her mark.

Origin: French



Unisex names

Related names

Drew , Drewe, Dru , Drusilla

Other boys names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 790 out of 4789

41 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (437)

Historical popularity of Drew

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