Name: Anson

Origin and Meaning of the Name Anson

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps son of Agnes
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AN sun)
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    Itself (Anson)
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Miscellaneous Info for Anson

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Surname, from one of several Middle English personal names.
    It might mean ‘son of Hann’, ‘son of Hand’, ‘son of Agnes', or even ‘son of Anselm’.

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