This is a list of notable people from the U.S. state of California . It includes people who were born/raised in, lived in, or spent portions of their lives in California, or for whom California is a significant part of their identity. This list is arranged in alphabetical order by surname.
Andy, also spelled Andi, Andie or Andee, is predominantly a diminutive version of the male given name Andrew, and variants of it such as Andreas and Andrei. The form of the variation is based on the Scottish "-ie" diminutive ending. Andrew is derived from the Greek name Andreas, meaning "manlike" or "brave". Andy is also occasionally used as a diminutive for the female given name Andrea in the English, German, Scandinavian and Spanish feminine version of the name Andrew. Although it is uncommon, some people named Alexander go by Andy. It is also occasionally spelled "Andie", "Andi", or "Andee".
Events from the year 1981 in the United States.
Events from the year 1984 in the United States.
Boteach was born in Los Angeles
In 1966, father and son traveled to Southern California for a tournament, fell in love with Los Angeles, and persuaded Fran to move to Bel-Air.