Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Son Of Anders
Main Origin Language: Scandinavian
(Or View Anderson Girl)

In 2017 the name Anderson...

• was given to 1,190 baby boys
• was the 295th most popular name for baby boys
• was 28% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Maryland
• was least popular in Idaho, New Mexico, and Wyoming
• was about as popular as Maximiliano and Ronan
Babies Named Anderson Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Anderson...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2012
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1963
• is 1033% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 610% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Kooper, Jesiah, Cash, Layla, Preslee, Braelyn
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Patrick, Blair, Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Anderson Per State
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Geographically the name Anderson...

• 49% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Cayden, Amir, Stephen, Gabrielle, Amiyah, Maliyah
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Ezra, Jasper, Orion, Everly, Elise, Aurora
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Anderson by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Anderson are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Anderson will be the only kid named Anderson in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Anderson compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Anderson rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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