Anderson - Meaning of Anderson

What does Anderson mean?

[ 3 syll. an-der-son, and-ers-on ] The baby boy name Anderson is pronounced as AEND-erSahN †. Anderson is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Scandinavian origins. The meaning of the name is son of Andrew. Its meaning is from the word 'son'. The first name is derived from the surname. In the USA, the Scandinavian surname Anderson was introduced into the USA by immigrants, making it one of the most common American surnames.

Anderson is a variation (English) of the name Anders (Dutch, English, Finnish, and Scandinavian).

Anders, Andersen (English), Anderssen, Andersson, Anderssun, Andersun, and Andy are variations of Anderson.

See also the related categories, english, son (heir), scandinavian, and american.

Anderson is a popular baby boy name. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1980s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2012, 0.062% of baby boys were given the name Anderson. It was #280 in rank then. In 2018, its usage was 0.060% and its ranking #297, and it was the 2nd most popular after Andrew, out of all boy names in its family. In 2018, it was 6 times more widely used than Anderson.

Baby names that sound like Anderson include Andersen, Anderssen, Andersson, Anderssun, Andersun, Andreian, Andreyan, Andrian, Andrion, and Andriyan.

† Pronunciation for Anderson: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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