[ 2 syll. an-son, ans-on ] The baby boy name Anson is pronounced as AENSahN †. Anson is used chiefly in the English language and it is also derived from English origins. The name is of the meaning son of Agnes; son of Ann. Its meaning is from the element 'son'. The first name is derived from the surname, itself originally from the first name Agnes or Ann. The name Ansonia (English) is the female form of Anson.
Anson is a somewhat popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2010s. At the modest height of its usage in 2016, 0.015% of baby boys were given the name Anson. Its ranking then was #781. In 2018, its usage was 0.013% and its ranking #885, and it was the most commonly used within all boy names in its group.
† Pronunciation for Anson: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"