Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AN-desh(Swedish)
AHN-nəsh(Norwegian)
AHN-us(Danish)
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Scandinavian form of Andreas (see Andrew). A famous bearer was the Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Ångström (1814-1874).

Related Names

VariantsAndreas(Swedish) Andreas(Norwegian) Andreas(Danish)
Feminine FormsAndrea(Swedish) Andrea, Andrine(Norwegian) Andrea(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesAndre(African American) Andreas(Ancient Greek) Ander(Basque) Andrei, Andrey(Belarusian) 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, Anti(Estonian) Andras(Faroese) 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) Dand(Scots) Aindrea(Scottish Gaelic) Andrej, Andreja, Andrija(Serbian) Andrej, Ondrej(Slovak) Andraž, Andrej(Slovene) Andrés(Spanish) Andriy(Ukrainian) Andreas(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsAndersen(Danish) Andersen(Norwegian) Andersson(Swedish)
User SubmissionAnders

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Norway: November 30
Sweden: November 30

Categories

Entry updated April 16, 2019