Andros History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Andros is derived from the personal name Andriy, which is the Ukrainian form of Andrew. The given name Andrew is derived from the Greek name Andreas, which means man or manly. Andrew is also the patron saint of Russia and hence, the name is popular throughout Eastern Europe.


United States Andros migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Andros Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Andros, who arrived in Virginia in 1617 [1]
  • Francis Andros, who arrived in Connecticut in 1639 [1]
  • Jedediah Andros, who landed in Massachusetts in 1657 [1]
  • Sir Edmond Andros, who landed in New York, NY in 1674 [1]
  • Sir Edmund Andros, who landed in New York, NY in 1674 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Andros (post 1700) +

  • George N. Andros, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2000; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996 [2]
  • Fred Andros, American politician, Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 5th District, 1855 [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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