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pinWhat does Anderson mean?

Anderson /an-der-son/ as a boys' name means "man, warrior". Anderson is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -on, of Anders (Scandinavian, Greek): version of Andrew.


Anderson has 1 variant: Andersson.

Anderson has 1 more different relation via Anders: Ander.

Kreatif forms: Andersonai, Arderson, Atderson. [more]

pinHow popular is Anderson?

Anderson is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#814 out of 1220, Top 67%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#12 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Anderson for boys. Anderson reached its peak position of #256 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #304. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Anderson name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anderson outside U.S.

The only other prominent variation form of Anderson (#304 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 1000 is Anders (#750 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Andersson, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Anderson was more pronounced among parents presently (usage of 0.473%). Anders and Anderson are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for Anderson. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Anderson and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Anderson, Anders in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anders outside U.S.