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Gender: M Meaning of Anson: "son of Anne" Origin of Anson: English Anson's Popularity in 2014: #806

Anson has always been rare, though you might think of actor Anson Williams, best known for playing Potsie Weber on 1970s sitcom Happy Days.

Now a new generation of parents is discovering this English surname name. Anson could substitute for fading favorites like Alan and Austin. The name re-entered the US Top 1000 in 2013 after a long absence.

Famous People Named Anson

Anson Mount , American actor
Anson Williams, American actor
Anson Carter, Canadian professional hockey player
Cap Anson, Hall of Fame baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Anson