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96k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ana

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

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880550
1881990
1882770
1883770
188413130
1885660
188610100
188812120
1889990
189016160
1891880
1892770
189310100
189410100
189510100
189612120
1897880
189816160
189913130
190018180
1901660
190216160
190315150
1904990
190526260
190618180
190721210
190815150
190913130
191011110
191134340
191224240
191323230
191432320
191543430
191634340
191751510
191857570
191958580
192066660
192167670
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192364640
192461610
192560600
192671710
192789890
192882820
192983830
1930104995
193173730
193267670
193359590
193484840
193578780
193680800
193763630
193879790
193970700
194066660
194178780
194289890
19431081080
19441141140
19451211210
19461331330
19471671670
19482322257
19492342340
19502232230
19512592590
19522862860
19533243240
19543873870
19553873870
19564664660
19574814756
19585415410
19595835776
19606196190
19616476470
19626896890
19637737676
19647627566
19658118110
19668208200
19678438430
19689329248
19699699609
19701,0571,04611
19711,0721,0666
19721,0941,0859
19731,1071,09413
19741,1841,1768
19751,1741,15915
19761,1731,16310
19771,1471,13512
19781,1521,13616
19791,1461,1379
19801,3381,32315
19811,4531,43914
19821,3731,35716
19831,3311,30823
19841,4041,38915
19851,4911,46922
19861,6571,63621
19871,6591,64613
19881,6811,65922
19892,2992,27029
19902,6482,60939
19912,6682,64820
19922,3492,32722
19932,3892,36326
19942,2272,21215
19952,3732,35815
19962,3192,30712
19972,3292,31712
19982,2662,2588
19992,1162,1106
20002,4302,4228
20012,5262,51511
20022,5402,5328
20032,5912,5910
20042,3532,3467
20052,3642,35311
20062,4172,4116
20072,2212,2210
20081,9571,9516
20091,8261,8197
20101,5721,5720
20111,3281,3280
20121,4511,4510
20131,3361,3360
20141,5081,5080

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 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ana" ranks #61 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 452 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 2,266 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Ana". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aan". 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.

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 gulf coast area? 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 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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Past life for Ana born Oct 15, 1998

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 USA North-East approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Ana

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