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Ana

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Gracious, merciful
  • #644 All Time
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14k Anya (Russian)
1k Aine (Irish)

How popular is the name "Ana" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1881 9 9 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 7 7 0
1884 13 13 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 10 10 0
1888 12 12 0
1889 9 9 0
1890 16 16 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 7 7 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 10 10 0
1896 12 12 0
1897 8 8 0
1898 16 16 0
1899 13 13 0
1900 18 18 0
1901 6 6 0
1902 16 16 0
1903 15 15 0
1904 9 9 0
1905 26 26 0
1906 18 18 0
1907 21 21 0
1908 15 15 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 34 34 0
1912 24 24 0
1913 23 23 0
1914 32 32 0
1915 43 43 0
1916 34 34 0
1917 51 51 0
1918 57 57 0
1919 58 58 0
1920 66 66 0
1921 67 67 0
1922 67 67 0
1923 64 64 0
1924 61 61 0
1925 60 60 0
1926 71 71 0
1927 89 89 0
1928 82 82 0
1929 83 83 0
1930 104 99 5
1931 73 73 0
1932 67 67 0
1933 59 59 0
1934 84 84 0
1935 78 78 0
1936 80 80 0
1937 63 63 0
1938 79 79 0
1939 70 70 0
1940 66 66 0
1941 78 78 0
1942 89 89 0
1943 108 108 0
1944 114 114 0
1945 121 121 0
1946 133 133 0
1947 167 167 0
1948 232 225 7
1949 234 234 0
1950 223 223 0
1951 259 259 0
1952 286 286 0
1953 324 324 0
1954 387 387 0
1955 387 387 0
1956 466 466 0
1957 481 475 6
1958 541 541 0
1959 583 577 6
1960 619 619 0
1961 647 647 0
1962 689 689 0
1963 773 767 6
1964 762 756 6
1965 811 811 0
1966 820 820 0
1967 843 843 0
1968 932 924 8
1969 969 960 9
1970 1,057 1,046 11
1971 1,072 1,066 6
1972 1,094 1,085 9
1973 1,107 1,094 13
1974 1,184 1,176 8
1975 1,174 1,159 15
1976 1,173 1,163 10
1977 1,147 1,135 12
1978 1,152 1,136 16
1979 1,146 1,137 9
1980 1,338 1,323 15
1981 1,453 1,439 14
1982 1,373 1,357 16
1983 1,331 1,308 23
1984 1,404 1,389 15
1985 1,491 1,469 22
1986 1,657 1,636 21
1987 1,659 1,646 13
1988 1,681 1,659 22
1989 2,299 2,270 29
1990 2,648 2,609 39
1991 2,668 2,648 20
1992 2,349 2,327 22
1993 2,389 2,363 26
1994 2,227 2,212 15
1995 2,373 2,358 15
1996 2,319 2,307 12
1997 2,329 2,317 12
1998 2,266 2,258 8
1999 2,116 2,110 6
2000 2,430 2,422 8
2001 2,526 2,515 11
2002 2,540 2,532 8
2003 2,591 2,591 0
2004 2,353 2,346 7
2005 2,364 2,353 11
2006 2,417 2,411 6
2007 2,221 2,221 0
2008 1,957 1,951 6
2009 1,826 1,819 7
2010 1,572 1,572 0
2011 1,328 1,328 0
2012 1,451 1,451 0
2013 1,336 1,336 0
2014 1,508 1,508 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Ana? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 96,419 babies born with the name Ana in the United States. That's more than enough Anas to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ana" was in 1991 with a total of 2,648 babies. (That's a lot of baby Anas)

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ana" ranks #72 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 89 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 2,373 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Ana popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ana" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ana as well as things modernly associated with the name Ana such as celebrities named Ana.

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Ana

The name "Ana" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Gracious, merciful". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Ana Ivanovic

Ana Ivanovic is a tennis biography. Ana was born in 1987 in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia.

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Ana Hickmann

Ana Hickmann is a model. Ana was born in 1981 as Ana Lucia Hickmann in Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Ana Beatriz Barros

Ana Beatriz Barros is a model. Ana was born in 1982 in Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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Ana de la Reguera

Ana de la Reguera is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Ana was born in 1977 as Anabell Gardoqui de la Reguera in Veracruz, Mexico.

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Ana Ortiz

Ana was born in 1971 as Ana Ortiz in Manhattan, New York.

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Ana Barbara

Ana Barbara is a singer, songwriter, producer, and actress specializing in grupero, banda, mariachi, and cumbia music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Ana was born in 1973 as Altagracia Ugalde Motta.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Ana". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ana". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ana born Mar 28, 2015

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Ana

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