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About the Andersen surname

Andersen

Scandinavian

This last name was originally a typical Scandinavian Patronymic: http://wiki.geni.com/index.php/Patronymics For Scandinavian families it was only introduced as a last name or family name around 1850-1900.

Søn af Anders = Andersen (danish)

Son of Anders = Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Christian_Andersen) was a famous danish writer, he wrote a lot of farytales, fx The Little Mermaide.