Meaning and Origin of: Ander

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : from the Germanic personal name, Andahari, composed of Old Norse andi (Old High German ando ‘breath’) or anti ‘end’, ‘point’ + hari ‘army’.
  • Scandinavian : perhaps an American short form of the Swedish surname Andersson or Danish Andersen.
  • Slovak : derivative of the personal name Andreas.