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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ankerson

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Alt. Meaning

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for rock star, let it out!

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ankerson

Brenda Marshall was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1939 to 1950. Brenda was given the name Ardis Ankerson on September 29th, 1915 in Negros (island). She passed away on July 30th, 1992.


Jack was born on March 1st, 1942.


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Popularity of Ankerson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ankerson U.S.
  White 96.59% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ankerson

People with the last name Ankerson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ankerson

  • How Popular is the name Ankerson? As a last name Ankerson was the 102,197th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Ankerson? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Ankerson was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Ankerson: Your name in reverse order is Nosrekna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eknnaosr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ankerson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 176 people with the last name Ankerson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ankerson? Ankerson is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Ankerson born Dec 29, 1991

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Austria approximately on 725. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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