Anderson meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Scandinavian
Usage: English
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Son of Andrew, Masculine and Son of Anders
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The famous and venerable unisex name Anderson has origin in Scandinavian which is particulary used in English language, Anderson means "Son of Andrew, Masculine or Son of Anders".

Variants of Anderson

Anders, Andreas, Andrew, Anthony, Andræs, Andy, Shandy, Andar, Ander, Adnrew, Andra, Andrewjacob, Akoni, Tonio, Briananthony, Anthonyjames, Antonius, Anton, Anddy

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Popularity of Anderson

Anderson was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 27836 babies have been given the given name. At its zenith in 1882, it ranked 215th when 1248 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 169 years but still performing better than most of the names. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names an amazing 53 times

Anderson is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 1000 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 903 on boy names chart when 33 babies were named Anderson. There are over 362 babies that have been given the name Anderson in England and Wales. Also, in France, it has been in use since 1976 and was able to reach the top 700 names. In 1994, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 632 on boy names chart when 37 babies were named Anderson. Over 886 babies in France have been named Anderson.

Anderson is a rare baby name in Ireland however it is still in use. However things change on global perspective, Anderson is extremely popular in Brazil where every 1 in 700 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Venezuela, Kenya, Malawi, Colombia, Haiti, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Peru, Zimbabwe and Nigeria. According to our estimate, at least 480000 people have been bestowed Anderson around the globe.

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Anderson in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Anderson?

You are an adventurer who follows his intuition. You are an adventurer who likes to live on the edge but planning your future and your next moves make you feel secure. If letter A is your cornerstone, you are probably full of ambition and the most motivated person you know. Sincerity is something you respect and practice. You don't need people to tell you that you are awesome and special because you already know.

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  •  Myla - Myla's meaning is Female Version of Myles or Merciful is largely used in Tamil and English and is aimed at girls is of Slavonic and Old French origin
  •  Lou means Feminine of Louis, Fame or War or Loud is originated from Breton, Germanic and Latin which is used predominantly in Finnish, Danish and Norwegian is a gender insensitive name
  •  Shayla - Well-Known unisex name Shayla is of Celtic and Gaelic origin, meaning of Shayla is "Goddess Parvati or Combination of Shay or Layla" is used majorly in Marathi, Malayalam and Telugu
  •  Alden - Meaning of Alden is Old Friend, Old or Defender has origin in Old English and is bestowed upon both boys and girls is majorly used in English
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Namesakes of Anderson

    Anderson Montague-Barlow, English barrister and Conservative Party politician
  • Anderson Gray McKendrick, Scottish military physician and epidemiologist pioneered the use of mathematical methods
  • Anderson Mitchell, Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born on a farm near Milton, North Carolina, June 13, 1800; attended Bingham’s School, Orange County, North Carolina, and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1821; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Morganton, North Carolina, in 1830; moved to Jefferson, North Carolina, in 1831; court clerk of the superior court of Ashe County; moved to Wilkesboro
  • Anderson Mazoka, Zambian politician and President of the United Party for National Development
  • Anderson Howell Walters, Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Anderson Hunt, retired American basketball player
  • Anderson Tyrer, English concert pianist, active during the 1920s
  • Anderson Bigode Herzer, He committed suicide at the age of 20
  • Anderson Cooper, American journalist, television personality
  • Anderson Machado, Machado was signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies
  • Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe, progressive rock band active
  • Anderson Dawson, Australian politician
  • Anderson Ruffin Abbott, first Canadian-born Black Canadian to be a licensed as a family physician
  • Anderson Varejão, Brazilian professional basketball player for Flamengo of the Novo Basquete Brasil
  • Anderson Hernández, Dominican professional baseball infielder for the Olmecas de Tabasco of the Mexican Baseball League
  • Anderson Silva de França, Brazilian footballer who plays as a Midfielder
  • Anderson Cummins, former international cricketer
  • Anderson, Brazilian footballer
  • Anderson García, played
  • Anderson Cléber Beraldo, Brazilian retired footballer
  • Anderson Silva, Brazilian professonal mixed martial artist currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Anderson Conceição Xavier, Brazilian former football player
  • Anderson Ribeiro, Brazilian football player
  • Anderson Luís, Brazilian footballer
  • Anderson Andrade Antunes, Brazilian footballer
  • Anderson Mukomberanwa, Zimbabwean artist known primarily for his stone sculpture
  • Anderson Luiz Gomes Ribeiro, Brazilian footballer
  • Anderson Costa, Brazilian footballer
  • Anderson da Silva de Jesus, Brazilian central defender for Al-Khor Sports Club
  • Anderson Aquino, Brazilian footballer
  • Anderson Paredes, Colombian football defender
  • Anderson Pico, Brazilian wingback and full back
  • Anderson Luiz Domingos, Brazilian football left back
  • Anderson Rodrigues, Brazilian left back
  • Anderson Santana dos Santos, Brazilian left back
  • Anderson Ricardo dos Santos, Brazilian football striker
  • Anderson Luís Ribeiro Pereira, Brazilian footballer
  • Anderson Bamba, Brazilian football central defender
  • Anderson Ballesteros is known for his acting in TV series Pandillas guerra y paz
  • In 2009, Anderson Faganello played the role of Tom in comedy and horror film Morgue Story: Sangue, Baiacu e Quadrinhos.

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