Anson



a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

Her mother, Debbie, is now the wife of Anson Beard, a well-known Wall Street investor and former chairman of Morgan Stanley.
The Woman Behind Harold Ford Jacob Bernstein February 9, 2010

We hoped that poor Anson had been atomized in the explosion, or else quickly immolated in morning sun.
The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks Max Brooks January 13, 2011

Anson had lived in one of those palaces, in a glittering tower far above Sydney harbor.
The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks Max Brooks January 13, 2011

We were both very taken with Anson, he was tall and beauteous and very, very young.
The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks Max Brooks January 13, 2011

I reached over to point them out to Laila and noticed that both she and Anson had vacated our rooftop perch.
The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks Max Brooks January 13, 2011

Historical Examples

After a fruitless cruise, Anson determined to burn three of the Spanish vessels which he had seized and equipped.
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne

“Here, I know,” whispered Anson, rubbing his hands together.
A Dash from Diamond City George Manville Fenn

She said he was quite mistaken in her name, that she was Mrs. Glave, not Mrs. Anson, and again insisted that he should go.
Mrs. Falchion, Complete Gilbert Parker

“Well, I am deceived,” said Anson, wrinkling up his forehead.
A Dash from Diamond City George Manville Fenn

“Looking as innocent as old Anson, only not so white,” whispered Ingleborough.
A Dash from Diamond City George Manville Fenn

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