Anderson

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Originally a patronymic, Anders (a Middle English variant of Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland) +‎ -son.

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Anderson

  1. A common Scottish and northern English surname​.
  2. Any of a number of places in the English-speaking world named after persons with the surname:
    1. a city in Indiana, USA, and the county seat of Madison County.
    2. a city in South Carolina, USA, and the county seat of Anderson County.
    3. a town in Texas, USA, and the county seat of Grimes County.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Anderson is the 15th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 784,404 individuals. Anderson is most common among White (75.2%) and Black/African American (18.9%) individuals.

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