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Meaning and name origin

Anson \a-nson, an-son\ as a boy's 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 3 variant forms: Annson, Ansson and Hanson.

There is 1 feminine form of Anson: Ansonia.


Anson is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6568 out of 88799, Top 7%) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Aeson, Andon, Anscom, Anso and Anton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anson.