What does Anderson mean?
Associated with: warrior.
Anderson▲ has 1 variant: Andersson.
Anderson has 1 more different relation via Anders: Ander.Creative forms:
(male) Alderson, Arderson, ..
(female) Anderan, Andersha, .. Middle name pairings:
Anderson Declan (A.D.), ..
How 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)
Anderson reached its peak position of #257 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #305. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Anderson (#305 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 2000 are Ander (#1322 in recent rankings) and Anders (#794). Adoption of these forms of Anderson is more pronounced among parents presently (usage of 0.08%). Anders and Anderson are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Abelson, Adamson, Addamson, Addeson, Addison▼, Adison, Adisson (see Addison), Adrion, Adron, Aeron, Aeson, Aileron, Aleron, Algernon, Aljernon, Andon▼, Andor, Andrae, Andras, Andre, Andrea, Andreas, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andresj, Andreus, Andrew▼, Andrews, Andrey, Andrezj, Andrian, Andric, Andrick, Andriel, Andries, Andrij, Andrija, Andrik, Andris, Andrius, Andro, Andros, Andru, Andruw, Andrzej, Annson, Anson▲, Ansson, Antero, Atherton, Auberon, Auberron, Emerson▲, Gerson, Henderson▼, Mandelson (see Mandel), Paterson, Person, Peterson, Pierson, Sanderson and Saunderson. These names tend to be less frequently used than Anderson.See names in meaning and etymology.