Andrej is a masculine Swiss name of Greek origin, meaning “manly” or “brave.” Related to Andrew and Andreas, from the Greek _aner_ meaning “man,” Andrej is one of many variations of these classic monikers. Whether you believe baby to be a tough cookie with a courageous heart, or simply love Andrej’s unique sound, this mighty moniker will be sure to make your little one stand out among their peers. Increasingly popular in Switzerland due to the country's close historical and cultural ties with Greece, Andrej might be a perfect ode to the crossroads of Europe. The two countries have a storied past, with Switzerland even supporting Greece during Ottoman rule. You might also recognize this name from Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković or Serbian-Greek basketball player Andrej Stojaković.
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