Anderson: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Anderson

Anderson

Pronunciation: AN-der-sən (key)

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Andy

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I have a son named Anderson. He is my wife and my first child. We love his name for several reasons. The name is classic and strong, and it gives a fun, more contemporary nickname in Andy. It also works well with our one-syllable last name.

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Anderson Cooper, journalist
Anderson Verajao, professional basketball player
Anderson, Brazilian soccer player
Anderson Silva, UFC fighter

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Philip Anderson, from the BBC's Sherlock

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