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Anders Zorn was a Swedish painter.
-- Anonymous User  12/20/2005
I used to live in Sweden and I always wanted to call my son Anders (although or maybe even because it's kind of old fashioned), but now I live in Germany and now it's almost impossible: "anders" in German means "different"!
-- LenaXXX  5/11/2006
Anders is such a beautiful name! I simply love it. And it's classical, you can be a 3 year old with it as a name, as well as an 18-year old, a 40-year old and a 80-year old!
-- uraula  12/12/2006
In Danish Donald Duck's name is "Anders And". "And" of course, is duck.
-- LouisLovePower  1/7/2007
Anders Celsius (1701-1744) was a famous astronomer.
-- Nerd  9/14/2007
Danish pop group Alphabeat has no less than three members named Anders!
-- LakeGirl  5/31/2008
It's pronounced AHN-desh. The rs makes a sh-sound in Swedish.
-- Anonymous User  6/9/2009
In Denmark we pronounce this very lovely name as AHN-ers. No sh-sounds, nothing fancy. Just good old down to Earth Anders.

It's a very Danish name!
-- Katrine  10/18/2009
I meant that it's pronounced AHN-desh in Swedish. I'm sorry if I didn't make that clear.

It's a very Swedish name, too.
-- Anonymous User  12/17/2009
In the video games Dragon Age: Awakening and Dragon Age 2, there is a character called Anders.
-- Tawnee  4/26/2011
Anders Behring Breivik is a Norwegian terrorist. He killed 76 people (according to Wikipedia) in the 2011 terrorist attacks in Oslo and Ut√łya island.
-- enchy  7/26/2011
This is an interesting name. I really hope it doesn't become taboo because of some dumb white supremacist terrorist.
-- Lolth  6/8/2013
Anders Holm is an American screenwriter/actor known for the show "Workaholics".
-- bibi66  12/29/2013
Despite the Islamophobic, terrorist Breivek, I love this name. I much prefer it over "Andrew".
-- Ali Hassan  7/23/2014

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