|One Word Anagrams of People's Names
Here is a collection of one-word anagrams derived from people's names, both real and fictitious. These are relatively rare and in most cases, the person's name is short. The majority of these anagrams were found by computer programs and online Scrabble solvers.
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Eddie Albert = deliberated Actor
Igor Andreev = overreading Tennis
Ed Asner = endears Actors D to G
Colin Baker = carbonlike Doctor Who
Colin was the 6th actor to play Doctor Who.
Toni Basil = libations Singer
Rod Beck = bedrock Baseball
Lisa Bonet = tailbones Actor
Norm Cash = monarchs Baseball
Eric Clapton = narcoleptic Pop/Rock
Tom Cruise = costumier Actors A to C
Another one-worder for Tom is the obscure word mucorites.
Claire Danes = calendarise Actors A to C
Roger Daltrey = retrogradely Pop/Rock
Rob Estes = soberest Actor
Gil Evans = leavings jazz pianist, composer
Another one-word anagram of Gil Evans is Vangelis, the name of a composer also found on this page.
Al Green = general = gleaner = enlarge Gospel singer
Brad Hall = hardball Actor, writer
Steve Irwin = interviews Wildlife expert, TV personality
Ha Neul Kim = humanlike LPGA Golf
Ted Lange = danegelt Actor
Brenda Lee = reenabled Singer
Mona Lisa = Somalian da Vinci painting
Reed Low = lowered Hockey G to L
Mina Loy = alimony Poet
Dan Miceli = medicinal Baseball
Sal Mineo = semolina Actor
Sara Monteil = monasterial Spanish singer, actress
Ian Moran = Romanian Hockey
Sam Neill = manilles Actors H to Q
Lena Olin = lanoline Actors
Steve Olin = novelties Baseball
Nick Price = picnicker Golf
Tim Raines = marinites Baseball
Anne Rice = narceine Writer
Stan Rice = canister = scantier Poet
Stan and Anne were husband and wife. They can also be found in Author Anagrams
Tim Russ = truisms Star Trek
Meg Ryan = Germany Actors R to Z
Chris Sale = chairless Baseball
Nigel Short = holstering Chess
Britney Spears = Presbyterians Pop/Rock Music
At 13 letters, this anagram is often cited as the longest one-worder for a truly well known person.
Isaac Stern = Sectarians = Cartesians Classical
Al Stewart = saltwater Musician, songwriter
Miesha Tate = haematites Mixed Martial Arts
Fats Waller = waterfalls Pop/Rock Music
Achilles = Challies Greek mythology
Alcinous = unsocial Philosopher
Alcinous is not well known but his anagram is interesting.
Aphrodite = atrophied Greek mythology
Aristotle = totaliser Math & Science
Cleopatra = acropetal Egyptian pharaoh
Pauleta = plateau Football (soccer)
Ronaldo = Orlando Football (soccer)
Socrates = coasters = coarsest Philospher
Tinashe = sheitan = sthenia Singer
Vangelis = leavings Composers
Voltaire = violater Authors
Archimedes = midreaches Math & Science
Dictionaries don't contain midreaches but it is defined as "streams carrying the water from several tributaries".
Martin Clunes = multiscanner British TV (Doc Martin)
It doesn't appear to be an official word yet, but there are products on the market called Multiscanner.
Ester Dean = Eastender Singer, songwriter
The word eastender has some usage and there is a TV show called The Eastenders, but it does not appear to be an official word.
Alan Embree = renameable Baseball
Although this word is not found in standard dictionaries, there is ample evidence of its usage.
Goran Milicevic = microvigilance Chess
There are instances of the use of the word microvigilance on the internet. At 14 letters in length, his name is the longest to generate a one-word solution in the Galen galleries.
Rita Moreno = Remoration Singer, dancer, actor
Remoration is a recently coined scientific word that is not yet found in dictionaries. Rita has won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.
Liam Neeson = Seminolean Actors H to Q
Although there are many instances of this reasonable sounding word, referring to the Seminole people, the standard adjective form is Seminole, the same as the noun.
Oliver Reed = overrelied Actor
Although overreliance has been accepted in some dictionaries, overrelied is not an official word but there are examples of its usage.
Seth Rogan = Greenshot Actors D to G
Greenshot is a free and open source screenshot program
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