When Andersen was born on 26 February 1955, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Rosel Griffin Andersen, was 30 and his mother, Della Lois Mitchell, was 27. He died on 26 February 1955, at the age of 0, and was buried in Clearfield, Davis, Utah, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.
Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.
Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.