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Anders History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Danish , German , Scottish , Swedish


The origin of the distinguished Anders family can be traced to the historic Scandinavian country of Sweden. The surname Anders is a patronymic derived from Anders, the Swedish equivalent of Greek Andreas. In Sweden, Anders had been one of the most common personal names for many centuries when the patronymics were converted into family names; thus explaining the large number of people bearing the surname Andersson.


Migration of the Anders family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Anders Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Anders, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Baltzer Anders, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Georg Anders, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michel Anders, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joh Peter Anders, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Anders Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Anders, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Gottl Anders, who landed in Rio Grande (do Sul), Brazil in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Georg Anders and his wife Johanna, who settled in Texas in 1854 with their four children
  • Ernst Fried Anders, who sailed from Bremen to New York with his family in 1854
  • Josef Anders, who arrived in New Orleans in 1871
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Anders Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Albert E Anders, who arrived in St John, Ncw Brunswick in 1907
  • Doris Anders, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907
  • Mrs. E Anders, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907
  • Frank Anders, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907

Contemporary Notables of the name Anders (post 1700)


  • William Alison "Bill" Anders (b. 1933), former NASA Astronaut, one of the first three persons to have left Earth orbit and traveled to the Moon aboard Apollo 8 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) William Anders. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/anders-wa.html
  • Major Frank LaFayette Anders (1875-1966), United States Army soldier awarded the Medal of Honor in 1906 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Frank Anders. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Frank Anders. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Anders
  • Allison Anders (b. 1954), American film and television director [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Allison Anders. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Allison Anders. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allison_Anders
  • Carl David Anders (b. 1905), American physicist
  • Thomas Anders (b. 1963), German singer, composer and record producer [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Thomas Anders. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Thomas Anders. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Anders
  • Peter Anders (1908-1954), German operatic tenor [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Peter Anders. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Peter Anders. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Anders_%28tenor%29
  • Lieutenant-General Wladyslaw Anders (1892-1970), Polish officer awarded the Croix de Guerre in the Second World War [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    World War 2 Awards.com - ANDERS, Wladyslaw. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Wladyslaw Anders. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/11361
  • Mats Anders Lindgren (b. 1974), former Swedish professional ice hockey forward
  • Torbjörn Anders Nilsson (b. 1954), Swedish former football striker and coach
  • Ricky Anders Kling (b. 1987), Swedish speedway rider

Historic Events for the Anders family



Hindenburg LZ-129

  • Mr. Ernst Rudolf Anders (1874-1937), German Tea Merchant, Co-owner Teekanne Co. from Dresden, Saxony, Germany, who was a passenger on board the Hindenburg LZ-129 and died in the Airship Fire [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Hindenburg Disaster Passenger List | Airships.net. (Retrieved 2014, April 11) . Retrieved from http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/disaster/hindenburg-passenger-list/

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) William Anders. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/anders-wa.html
  3. ^ Frank Anders. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Frank Anders. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Anders
  4. ^ Allison Anders. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Allison Anders. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allison_Anders
  5. ^ Thomas Anders. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Thomas Anders. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Anders
  6. ^ Peter Anders. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Peter Anders. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Anders_%28tenor%29
  7. ^ World War 2 Awards.com - ANDERS, Wladyslaw. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Wladyslaw Anders. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/11361
  8. ^ Hindenburg Disaster Passenger List | Airships.net. (Retrieved 2014, April 11) . Retrieved from http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/disaster/hindenburg-passenger-list/


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