What does Anson mean?
Anson /an-son/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced AN-sun. It is of English origin. Possibly means "son of Ann" or "son of the divine". Surname. Baseball great Cap Anson.
Anson has 1 feminine form: Ansonia.Kreatif forms: Ainson, Ansonne. [more]
How popular is Anson?
Anson is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#8176 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Anson for boys. Anson entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #713 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #806. (2014 Birth Statistics)