Anderson

Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #303 in 2013 and #304 in 2014.

Famous People

Anderson Cooper (TV Actor), Anderson Ferrell (Writer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Originally a patronymic, Anders (a Middle English variant of Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland) +‎ -son.

Meaning(s):

-Any of a number of places in the English-spesimilarg world named after persons with the last name, including cities in Indiana and South Carolina.

-(last name common Scottish and northern English -comes from the language-)