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Ann

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How popular is the baby name Ann in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 131 131 0
1881 130 130 0
1882 150 150 0
1883 167 167 0
1884 214 214 0
1885 208 208 0
1886 229 229 0
1887 239 239 0
1888 295 295 0
1889 341 341 0
1890 328 328 0
1891 337 337 0
1892 393 393 0
1893 397 397 0
1894 470 470 0
1895 551 551 0 #97 girl name
1896 488 488 0
1897 545 545 0 #98 girl name
1898 593 593 0
1899 586 586 0 #92 girl name
1900 736 736 0 #92 girl name
1901 634 634 0 #89 girl name
1902 753 753 0 #84 girl name
1903 774 774 0 #84 girl name
1904 880 880 0 #78 girl name
1905 1,002 996 6 #75 girl name
1906 1,069 1,064 5 #70 girl name
1907 1,270 1,264 6 #62 girl name
1908 1,359 1,354 5 #62 girl name
1909 1,483 1,478 5 #56 girl name
1910 1,854 1,842 12 #52 girl name
1911 1,893 1,882 11 #53 girl name
1912 2,675 2,666 9 #47 girl name
1913 3,005 2,998 7 #46 girl name
1914 3,896 3,887 9 #40 girl name
1915 4,908 4,896 12 #43 girl name
1916 5,355 5,343 12 #40 girl name
1917 5,469 5,455 14 #44 girl name
1918 5,626 5,613 13 #44 girl name
1919 4,932 4,924 8 #49 girl name
1920 5,056 5,041 15 #49 girl name
1921 5,077 5,058 19 #53 girl name
1922 5,075 5,054 21 #49 girl name
1923 5,034 5,022 12 #52 girl name
1924 5,050 5,036 14 #55 girl name
1925 4,956 4,933 23 #52 girl name
1926 4,784 4,779 5 #55 girl name
1927 4,798 4,784 14 #59 girl name
1928 4,953 4,929 24 #54 girl name
1929 5,192 5,174 18 #46 girl name
1930 5,559 5,533 26 #41 girl name
1931 5,872 5,853 19 #35 girl name
1932 6,216 6,196 20 #34 girl name
1933 6,228 6,209 19 #34 girl name
1934 6,664 6,639 25 #32 girl name
1935 6,734 6,707 27 #30 girl name
1936 6,696 6,662 34 #28 girl name
1937 6,738 6,710 28 #30 girl name
1938 7,020 6,990 30 #32 girl name
1939 6,572 6,549 23 #33 girl name
1940 7,217 7,194 23 #35 girl name
1941 7,144 7,122 22 #37 girl name
1942 7,709 7,668 41 #38 girl name
1943 7,850 7,827 23 #37 girl name
1944 7,099 7,080 19 #39 girl name
1945 7,059 7,037 22 #39 girl name
1946 8,089 8,077 12 #40 girl name
1947 8,915 8,895 20 #41 girl name
1948 8,042 8,023 19 #44 girl name
1949 7,885 7,870 15 #44 girl name
1950 7,935 7,925 10 #45 girl name
1951 8,429 8,416 13 #46 girl name
1952 8,675 8,657 18 #45 girl name
1953 8,592 8,576 16 #46 girl name
1954 8,773 8,755 18 #44 girl name
1955 8,932 8,909 23 #43 girl name
1956 9,004 8,985 19 #46 girl name
1957 9,069 9,040 29 #44 girl name
1958 8,872 8,849 23 #47 girl name
1959 8,933 8,920 13 #44 girl name
1960 8,702 8,676 26 #52 girl name
1961 8,240 8,218 22 #54 girl name
1962 8,144 8,124 20 #56 girl name
1963 7,998 7,979 19 #57 girl name
1964 7,782 7,758 24 #60 girl name
1965 6,806 6,779 27 #59 girl name
1966 6,013 5,993 20 #61 girl name
1967 6,276 6,251 25 #57 girl name
1968 6,192 6,182 10 #54 girl name
1969 6,149 6,133 16 #57 girl name
1970 5,761 5,736 25 #62 girl name
1971 4,579 4,559 20 #78 girl name
1972 3,375 3,360 15 #91 girl name
1973 3,269 3,256 13 #93 girl name
1974 2,942 2,931 11 #100 girl name
1975 2,727 2,716 11
1976 2,450 2,436 14
1977 2,461 2,453 8
1978 2,327 2,318 9
1979 2,275 2,266 9
1980 2,178 2,171 7
1981 2,135 2,124 11
1982 1,929 1,920 9
1983 1,824 1,812 12
1984 1,700 1,694 6
1985 1,442 1,442 0
1986 1,310 1,302 8
1987 1,205 1,205 0
1988 1,177 1,171 6
1989 1,096 1,088 8
1990 1,125 1,125 0
1991 1,025 1,025 0
1992 945 945 0
1993 848 848 0
1994 785 785 0
1995 743 743 0
1996 664 664 0
1997 626 626 0
1998 554 554 0
1999 583 583 0
2000 545 545 0
2001 505 505 0
2002 525 525 0
2003 497 497 0
2004 408 402 6
2005 433 433 0
2006 386 386 0
2007 368 368 0
2008 343 343 0
2009 287 287 0
2010 283 283 0
2011 254 254 0
2012 268 268 0
2013 279 279 0
2014 283 283 0
2015 306 306 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Ann baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 469,194 babies born with the name Ann in the United States. That's more than enough Anns to occupy the territory of Guadeloupe (France) with an estimated population of 465,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 131 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ann" was in 1957 with a total of 9,040 babies. (That's a lot of baby Anns)

According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ann" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 60 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1914. Across the entire United States a total of 3,896 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Ann

The name "Ann" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Prayer". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter is an author, columnist, and political commentator. Ann was born in 1961 as Ann Hart Coulter in New York City, New York, United States.

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Ann Curry

Ann Curry is a television personalitytelevision journalist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1978 to present. Ann was born in 1956 in Guam, U.S.

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Ann Wilson

Ann Wilson is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1970 to present. Ann was born in 1950 as Ann Dustin Wilson in San Diego, California.

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Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox is a singer, songwriter, activist, and humanitarian ambassador specializing in pop, pop rock, rock, and soul music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1976 to present. Annie was born in 1954 as Ann Lennox.

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Ann B. Davis

Ann B. Davis is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1953 to 1997. Ann was born in 1926 as Ann Bradford Davis in Schenectady, New York, U.S.

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Ann Cusack

Ann Cusack is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Ann was born in 1961 in Manhattan, New York, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ann

Ann Taylor
Ann Dunham
Ann Arbor
Ann Margret

Alternative Meanings

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nna". 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 Ann born Aug 13, 1987

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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 USA South-East approximately on 675. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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