When Isack Andersson was born on 7 December 1783, in Linderöd, Gärd, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Anders Jönsson, was 51 and his mother, Lofvika Isakssdotter, was 50. He married Hanna Christensdotter on 28 December 1801. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 21 December 1851, at the age of 68.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.
Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .
Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .