English from Scandinavian
"son of Anders"

Anderson Origin and Meaning

The name Anderson is a girl's name meaning "son of Anders".

Another masculine surname that's gaining followers in the female camp. About 6 percent of the babies named Anderson today are girls. The son ending confers a meaning that's literally masculine, but that didn't stop Allison, Addison, and Madison from feeling right for girls.

Anderson Popularity

Famous People Named Anderson

  • Rosalie Anderson "Andie" MacDowellAmerican actress

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