Anders

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger form of Andræs [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

See Andreas

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Andersen Denmark Norway
Andersén Sweden
Andersinpoika Finland
Anderson Norway Sweden
Anderssen Norway
Andersson Old Swedish Iceland Norway Sweden
Anderssøn Old Swedish Norway
Andersön Old Swedish
Andersøn Norway

Female

Andersdatter Denmark Norway
Andersdotter Sweden
Andersdóttir Iceland
Andersintytär Finland
Anderssdotter Old Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Anders
Genitive: Anders'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Anders
Genitive: Andersin
Partitive: Andersia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Anders
Accusative: Anders
Dative: Anders
Genitive: Anders
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Anders
Genitive: Anders'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Anders
Genitive: Anders' / Anders

Name Days

Norway Norway

30 November

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

30 November

Sweden Sweden

30 November

Further Information

Pronunciation

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen (born 26 January 1953), Danish politician, 12th Secretary General of NATO, Prime Minister of Denmark from 27 November 2001 to 5 April 2009
  • Nils Anders Micael Roslund (born 1 January 1961), Swedish writer

Trivia

  • "Anders And" (= Anders Duck) is the Danish name for Donald Duck

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
0 6 78858 189773
Denmark Denmark[12]
0 n.a. 34252 n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
0 n.a. 19422 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
0 0 19 25
Finland Finland[15]
0 0 n.a. 11860
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Anders(m) Sources: [11][12][13][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Anders(m) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Anders(m)

Sources: [11] [12] [13] [15]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  7. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  8. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  10. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. details see Name Statistic tables