Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. AN-dər-sən (Scottish)
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 2/13/2016
Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Ghille Andrais meaning 'Son of the devotee of St. Andrew'. In other cases it originated in a similar manor as the Northern English form, from Scots Andra's son, 'Andrew's son'.