What does Andersen mean?

Definitions for Andersen
ˈæn dər sənan·der·sen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Andersen, Hans Christian Andersennoun

    a Danish author remembered for his fairy stories (1805-1875)


  1. Andersen

    Andersen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈɑnɐsn̩]) is a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname meaning "son of Anders" (itself derived from the Greek name "Ανδρέας/Andreas", cf. English Andrew). It is the fifth most common surname in Denmark, shared by about 3.2% of the population.From the same root – the given name Andreas – derives the surname Andreasen Danish pronunciation: [ænˈtʁeˀæsn̩] (cognate Andreassen) and Andresen Danish pronunciation: [ænˈtʁeˀsn̩]. The numbers of bearers of the surnames Andersen, Andreasen, Andreassen and Andresen in Denmark and Norway (2009):


  1. andersen

    "Andersen" is a surname of Scandinavian origin, meaning "son of Anders." It is quite common in countries like Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Notable people with the surname "Andersen" include Hans Christian Andersen, a renowned Danish author known for his fairy tales, and Andersen Consulting, which was the previous name of Accenture, an international consulting firm. The meaning can vary depending on the usage of the word, as it could also refer to businesses, places, or other specific entities named Andersen.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Andersen is ranked #963 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Andersen surname appeared 36,150 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 12 would have the surname Andersen.

    94% or 33,981 total occurrences were White.
    2.6% or 951 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 524 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 296 total occurrences were Black.
    0.6% or 249 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 145 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Andersen in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Andersen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Andersen in a Sentence

  1. Kristian Andersen:

    I was quite convinced of the lab leak Kristian Andersen, until we dove into this very carefully and looked at it much closer, based on data and analysis I've done over the last decade on many other viruses, I've convinced Kristian Andersen that actually the data points to this particular market.

  2. Jill Biden:

    I see this great community. I see how hard Kate Andersen Brower're all working and, maybe with the additional funding that we will be announcing today, I'm hoping that it makes a difference for Kate Andersen Brower.

  3. Sebastian Coe:

    To regain membership to the IAAF the new federation would have to fulfil a list of criteria, an inspection team will be led by Independent Chair Rune Andersen, an independent international anti-doping expert (Norwegian) and three members of the IAAF Council who will be appointed in the next few days.

  4. Kate Andersen:

    There's a general acceptance that a first lady has the gravitas and clout to make a trip to a region critical to the Kate Andersen Brower.

  5. Costa Rica:

    Kate Andersen Brower's important to note that the first lady's visit to Costa Rica was the catalyst for finalizing the agreement.

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