Anderson (name)

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Anderson [an-der-suhn][1] is both a first name and a family name. In Scotland, the name first appeared in records of the 14th century as "Fitz Andreu" (it means "son of Andrew").[2] Anderson is one of the most common family names(Ranked 328th in the nation for newborns in 2021).[3] It is especially common in Scotland, United States, Canada and England. This name was ranked #328 on the US Popular Names in 2021.[4]

People with Anderson as a family name include Rona Anderson, Pamela Anderson, Loni Anderson, Laurie Anderson and Lynn Anderson.

People with Anderson as a first name include Anderson Cooper, who is the son of Gloria Vanderbilt.

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  1. "Definition of Anderson |". Retrieved 2023-03-14.
  2. "Anderson name Meaning and Origin". Retrieved 2023-03-14.
  3. "Popular Baby Names". Retrieved 2023-03-14.
  4. OACT. "Popular Baby Names". Retrieved 2023-03-27.