[ 2 syll. an-der(s), and-e-rs ] The baby boy name Anders is pronounced as AA-ND-erZ †. Anders is mainly used in Dutch, English, Finnish, and Scandinavian. Its language of origin is Scandinavian, Old Greek, and Latin.
Anders is a variant form of the English name Anderson.
Anders is also a variant form of Andreas in the Dutch, English, and Scandinavian languages.
Anders is also a variant form of the English, Greek, and Russian name Andrew in the Scandinavian language.
Anders is also a variant form of the English name Anthony in the Scandinavian language.
Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of the name Anders.
Another variant form of the name is the English diminutive Andy.
Anders is a somewhat popular baby boy name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2000s. At the modest height of its usage in 2014, 0.015% of baby boys were named Anders. It had a ranking of #748 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.015% and its ranking #785. Within the family of boy names directly related to Anders, Anthony was the most frequently used. In 2018, it was 28 times more popular than Anders.
Baby names that sound like Anders include Andras, Andres, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrez, Andrezj, Andries, Andrij, Andrik, Andris, Andros, Andrus, Andruw, Anndra, Anteros, Aundre, Onndre, Aindréas, and Aindrias.
† Pronunciation for Anders: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"
A famous person named Anders is Scientist Anders Ångström, born August 13, 1814 - June 21, 1874, Medelpad, Sweden.