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ˈæn dər sənAnder·son

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  1. Anderson, Sherwood Andersonnoun

    United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)

  2. Anderson, Philip Anderson, Philip Warren Anderson, Phil Andersonnoun

    United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)

  3. Anderson, Maxwell Andersonnoun

    United States dramatist (1888-1959)

  4. Anderson, Marian Andersonnoun

    United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993)

  5. Anderson, Carl Anderson, Carl David Andersonnoun

    United States physicist who discovered antimatter in the form of an antielectron that is called the positron (1905-1991)


  1. Andersonnoun

    A city in Indiana; see Wikipedia:Anderson, Indiana

  2. Andersonnoun

    A city in South Carolina; see Wikipedia: Anderson, South Carolina

  3. Etymology: Originally a patronymic, Anders (a variant of Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland).


  1. Anderson

    Anderson is a city in and the county seat of Madison County, Indiana, United States. It is the principal city of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses Madison County. Anderson is the headquarters of the Church of God and home of Anderson University, which is affiliated with that denomination. Highlights of the city include the historic Paramount Theatre and the Gruenewald Historic House. The population was 56,129 at the 2010 census.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anderson in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anderson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Anderson in a Sentence

  1. Miranda Lambert:

    Hold up, we’re missing a singer, this is my boyfriend, Anderson East, y’all.

  2. Mike Golic:

    This is a situation that can have some complications in John Anderson life if John Anderson don’t treat it the right way, so why not get people involved, why not start with John Anderson doctor — ‘ OK this is the game plan, ’ and then John Anderson go to the people in John Anderson family — ‘ this is the game plan my doctor gave me, this is what I need to do and I need all John Anderson help to do it, ’.

  3. Michael Anderson:

    Ethically ? Not so much. Michael Anderson knows what Michael Anderson did was wrong.

  4. David Anderson:

    Fidget toys can help the kid learn that when I am feeling something uncomfortable, there might be a way that I can stimulate David Anderson to cope with that emotion until something changes.

  5. Joe Biden:

    So what I do, if I say,' The Democratic presidential town hall is tonight on CNN,' I'll say :' The Democratic presidential town hall, slash, is on The Democratic presidential town hall, slash, it's going to have the following people, slash, Anderson Cooper is going to speak, slash.

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