Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Andrew, Andrews, MacAndrew, Androw, Androe, Andro and many more.
First found in Caithness. This family was strongly associated with the Clan Ross.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Ralph Andrew, son of Thomas Andrew of Carlisle, who landed in America in 1664; John Andrew, son of Sir John Andrew of Charlton, landed in 1650; William Andrew settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a ships captain who settled in 1634.
Motto: Victrix fortuna sapientia.
Motto Translated: Wisdom is the conqueror of fortune.
Crest: A saracen's head.
Coat of Arms: A red shield with a green saltire over which is a gold saltire.