Anders

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval vernacular form of Andreas. Cognate with English Andrew.

Proper noun[edit]

Anders

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 54 708 males with the given name Anders have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval vernacular form of Andreas (Andrew). First recorded in Norway in the 14th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Anders

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 19 834 males with the given name Anders living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with frequency peaks in the 19th century and in the 1990s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vernacular form of Andreas. First recorded in Sweden in 1396.

Proper noun[edit]

Anders

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622:192 303 males with the given name living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.