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What does the name "Ana" mean?

Ana (Spanish): Gracious, merciful

The name "Ana" is of Spanish origin and it means "Gracious, merciful". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 387 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for nice, need I say more?

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 "Naa". 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.

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



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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 first appeared 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 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ana" is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 20 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of 2,668 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Ana popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ana in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ana

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 their 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, actress, tv personality, and model 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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Past life for Ana born Feb 18, 2001

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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