Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Anderson, Andison, Andersonne, Andersoun, Andirsoone, Andresoun, Androson, Andirston, Andrewson and many more.
First found in the Great Glen and Strathspey, where the Anderson family was seated from ancient times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Thomas Anderson, who settled in Virginia in 1634; as did Joseph Anderson and Richard Anderson in 1635; Alester Anderson, who came to New England in 1652.
Motto: Stand sure.
Motto Translated: Stand sure
Crest: An oak tree.
Coat of Arms: A silver shield with a red engrailed saltire between two red mullets in chief and base and blue boar's heads erased on each side.