Given Name ANDERS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AHN-desh (Swedish), AHN-ders (Swedish, Danish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Scandinavian form of Andreas (see ANDREW). A famous bearer was the Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Ångström (1814-1874).
VARIANTS: Andreas (Swedish), Andreas (Norwegian), Andreas (Danish)
FEMININE FORMS: Andrea (Swedish), Andrea (Norwegian), Andrea (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Andre, Deandre (African American), Andreas (Ancient Greek), Ander (Basque), Andrew (Biblical), Andreas (Biblical Greek), Andreas (Biblical Latin), Andrei, Andrey (Bulgarian), Andreu (Catalan), Andria (Corsican), Andrej, Andrija, Andro (Croatian), Andrej, Ondřej (Czech), André, Andreas, Andries, Dries (Dutch), Andre, Andrew, Andie, Andy, Dre, Drew (English), Andres, Andrus (Estonian), Antero, Antti, Atte, Tero (Finnish), André (French), Andria, Andro (Georgian), André, Andreas (German), Andreas (Greek), Andor, András, Endre, Andris, Bandi (Hungarian), Andrés (Icelandic), Aindréas, Aindriú (Irish), Andrea (Italian), Andrejs, Andris (Latvian), Andrius (Lithuanian), Andrej (Macedonian), Anaru (Maori), Andrzej, Jędrzej (Polish), André (Portuguese), Andrei (Romanian), Andrei, Andrey (Russian), Ándaras (Sami), Andria (Sardinian), Aindrea, Dand (Scottish), Andrej, Andreja, Andrija (Serbian), Andrej, Ondrej (Slovak), Andraž, Andrej (Slovene), Andrés (Spanish), Andriy (Ukrainian), Andreas, Andras (Welsh)


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Entry updated October 20, 2016