What does Anders mean?
26 more relations via Andrew: Adem, Aindreas, Andie, Andor, Andras, Andre, Andrea, Andreas, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andrewes, Andrews, Andrey, Andrezj, Andries, Andrij, Andrius, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andy, Antero and Ondre.Creative forms:
(male) Arders, Auders, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Anders Linkin (A.L.), ..
How popular is Anders?
Anders is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2165 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Anders entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #750 in the U.S. in 2014, and is at #794 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Ander (#1322 from recent data), Anderson (#305), Andre (#279), Andrea, Andreas (#1255), Andrei (#1917), Andres (#228), Andrew (#30), Andrey (#1657), Andru and Andy (#323) are the popular variation forms of Anders (#794 from recent data). These forms of Anders reached the top of their popularity in the year 1990 (average #1060) and are now significantly less conventional (#1009, down 55.5%), with the version Andrew becoming less trendy. Andrew has historically been the top pick of parents, although Anderson seems to be becoming a favorite too.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Abdel, Abeeri (see Abir), Acer, Adams, Addams, Addem, Adeel, Adeev, Adel, Adler, Aegeus, Aeneas, Ahern, Aiden▲, Aigeus, Aimes, Ainneas, Albern, Albert▼, Alden▲, Aldis, Aldous, Aleks, Alvert, Ameer▲, Amer, Ammer, Amyes (see Amyas), Anael, Ancell, Andino, Andon▼, Andrae, Andreus, Andric, Andrik, Andris, Angus, Anjel, Anker, Ankur, Anngus (see Angus), Anse, Anselm, Anstas, Antaeus, Antares, Anteus, Antons, Anwel, Anwell, Ardel, Ardell, Arden, Aries, Arles, Asher▲, Aubert, Aubery (see Aubrey), Audey, Aundre, Avery▲, Avner, Ayden▲, Ayers, Ender, Flinders, Landers, Rivers, Rogers▼, Sanders, Saunders, Sayers, Somers and Spiers. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anders.See names in meaning and etymology.