Name: Anderson

Origin and Meaning of the Name Anderson

  • Meaning:
    Male
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Son of Anders; Son of Andrew
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AN der son)
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Miscellaneous Info for Anderson

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Bearers of this surname include British comedian Clive Anderson, 'X-Files' actress Gillian Anderson and actress Pamela Anderson.

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