Meaning of Anderson

An•der•son

Pronunciation: (an'dur-sun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1905–91, U.S. physicist: discoverer of the positron; Nobel prize 1936.
  2. 1898–1992, Australian actress in the U.S.
  3. 1902–93, U.S. contralto.
  4. 1888–1959, U.S. dramatist.
  5. born 1923, U.S. physicist: developer of solid-state circuitry; Nobel prize 1977.
  6. 1876–1941, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
  7. a city in central Indiana. 64,695.
  8. a city in NW South Carolina. 27,313.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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