A very handsome name. I love it.
― Anonymous User  12/28/2020
I like my name, and I don't care who doesn't. Rant, complain, say what you want, I don't care. You're allowed to have opinions.

Anyway, I've always loved my name, and I think I wear it well. While it's very popular in my country, I still love it. People in English speaking countries don't pronounce it right, but a little correction is all it takes, it isn't a big deal. Yeah, this is my name. Hi everyone, I'm Anders.
Anders1234  12/21/2020
Anders, a mage companion in Dragon Age Origins: Awakening (a DLC) and Dragon Age 2. Also, he was right.
Rowena Shepard  8/10/2019
Usage: Finnish (Rare), English (Modern, Rare)

Pronounced: AHN-dehrs (Finnish), AN-dərz (English)

Meaning: Scandinavian form of Andreas (see ANDREW). It is sometimes used as the English short form of ANDERSON.
RHAWK3935  7/11/2019
It’s an okay name, don’t get me wrong, but I associate it too much with the mass murderer, Breivik.
Marideth  11/19/2018
The name Anders was given to 277 boys born in the US in 2016.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017
Anders Giske is a retired Norwegian football player. He is the father of Madeleine Giske. He became the athletic director in Sogndal in 2005 after working in SK Brann.
cutenose  1/11/2017
Medieval vernacular form of Andreas ‎(“Andrew”). First recorded in Norway in the 14th century.
kally_parker  8/23/2016
I think this is a beautiful name when pronounced the Swedish/Norwegian way. I am a writer working on a novel set in 1880s Norway and I gave my male protagonist this name after hearing it on TV while watching ski jumping. I just love the way it sounds, and I think it really suits him-- it sounds both soft and strong at the same time, which is exactly him. He is very protective and emotionally forceful but shy and romantically submissive as well, and he's just very sweet and kind. I can't hear this name without thinking of him... sigh... but please don't ever say anne-dersss *cringe*
bethanyisabelle92  8/21/2016
Anders Jacobsen, Anders Bardal and Anders Fannemel are Norwegian ski jumpers, winning many honours, including a gold medal in the team competition at the 2015 World Championships.
enchy  2/15/2016
A famous bearer would be musician Anders Parker... I kind of like this name, but it's not common.
― Anonymous User  1/28/2015
Despite the Islamophobic, terrorist Breivek, I love this name. I much prefer it over "Andrew".
Ali Hassan  7/23/2014
Anders Holm is an American screenwriter/actor known for the show "Workaholics".
bibi66  12/29/2013
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 Behring Breivik is a Norwegian terrorist. He killed 76 people (according to Wikipedia) in the 2011 terrorist attacks in Oslo and Utøya island.
enchy  7/26/2011
In the video games Dragon Age: Awakening and Dragon Age 2, there is a character called Anders.
Tawnee  4/26/2011
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
It's pronounced AHN-desh. The rs makes a sh-sound in Swedish.
― Anonymous User  6/9/2009
Danish pop group Alphabeat has no less than three members named Anders!
LakeGirl  5/31/2008
Anders Celsius (1701-1744) was a famous astronomer.
Nerd  9/14/2007
In Danish Donald Duck's name is "Anders And". "And" of course, is duck.
LouisLovePower  1/7/2007
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
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 Zorn was a Swedish painter.
― Anonymous User  12/20/2005

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