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876k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Anna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arthurian Legend
  • Meaning: Arthur's sister
  • #51 All Time
  • #34 in 2014
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18802,6162,60412#2 girl name
18812,7142,69816#2 girl name
18823,1433,1430#2 girl name
18833,3223,30616#2 girl name
18843,8803,86020#2 girl name
18854,0143,99420#2 girl name
18864,2984,28315#2 girl name
18874,2394,22712#2 girl name
18885,0084,98226#2 girl name
18895,0855,06223#2 girl name
18905,2535,23320#2 girl name
18915,1145,09915#2 girl name
18925,5625,54220#2 girl name
18935,7125,69517#2 girl name
18945,5855,56520#2 girl name
18955,9685,95018#2 girl name
18965,8775,86017#2 girl name
18975,4485,42919#2 girl name
18985,8045,77331#2 girl name
18995,1385,11523#2 girl name
19006,1396,11425#3 girl name
19014,9414,92318#3 girl name
19025,3045,28816#3 girl name
19035,1165,09818#3 girl name
19045,3465,33016#3 girl name
19055,4455,42421#4 girl name
19065,5155,50213#4 girl name
19075,5955,57520#4 girl name
19085,8705,86010#5 girl name
19095,8275,80324#6 girl name
19106,4576,43621#6 girl name
19116,7736,75320#6 girl name
19128,6158,58629#7 girl name
19139,7179,68631#7 girl name
191411,90511,86540#6 girl name
191515,15115,12031#7 girl name
191615,26315,22835#7 girl name
191715,19315,16033#7 girl name
191815,69715,66631#10 girl name
191914,54214,50042#10 girl name
192014,61514,58233#10 girl name
192114,50014,47228#11 girl name
192213,44813,40741#12 girl name
192312,90012,86238#13 girl name
192413,11213,08032#13 girl name
192512,28412,25133#13 girl name
192611,74811,70048#15 girl name
192711,26211,21250#16 girl name
192810,62410,57351#16 girl name
19299,7909,74842#20 girl name
19309,1329,08052#23 girl name
19318,4628,42933#25 girl name
19327,9597,92138#24 girl name
19337,0977,07225#29 girl name
19346,7036,67825#31 girl name
19356,1926,16230#34 girl name
19365,7625,72537#36 girl name
19375,4655,44718#39 girl name
19385,1615,13922#40 girl name
19394,9494,93118#43 girl name
19404,7434,71825#51 girl name
19414,4434,42914#56 girl name
19424,5114,48724#59 girl name
19434,2454,23213#64 girl name
19443,6503,63515#74 girl name
19453,6183,60612#73 girl name
19464,0123,99814#87 girl name
19474,2534,23815#92 girl name
19484,0544,03915#89 girl name
19493,9123,89715#91 girl name
19503,8243,8159#93 girl name
19513,8793,86514#94 girl name
19523,7283,71315
19533,8493,83712#98 girl name
19544,0063,99412
19554,1094,09415
19564,4014,38219
19574,4564,44511
19584,6634,6567
19594,8904,87020#99 girl name
19604,6664,65214
19614,6834,66419#100 girl name
19624,4534,43914#100 girl name
19634,2634,24617
19644,3064,28521#97 girl name
19653,9333,92013#96 girl name
19663,6843,66816#95 girl name
19673,7303,71713#91 girl name
19683,5673,55710#99 girl name
19693,7273,71413#100 girl name
19703,8143,79321
19713,5863,57214
19723,4563,44313#87 girl name
19733,5103,49812#88 girl name
19743,6223,61012#82 girl name
19753,5833,56914#79 girl name
19763,5973,58215#78 girl name
19773,8693,85019#74 girl name
19784,1814,16714#66 girl name
19794,6924,66329#59 girl name
19805,0535,03023#55 girl name
19815,2075,18324#54 girl name
19825,2915,26823#56 girl name
19835,2345,21915#55 girl name
19845,3265,30422#57 girl name
19855,9015,88120#54 girl name
19865,9315,90328#51 girl name
19876,1866,16224#52 girl name
19886,4646,43628#54 girl name
19896,9486,89058#51 girl name
19907,3217,28833#45 girl name
19917,1297,11514#46 girl name
19926,8506,8446#49 girl name
19936,8116,8038#47 girl name
19947,5397,52217#41 girl name
19958,5708,55614#31 girl name
19968,5618,5529#33 girl name
19978,3338,3330#33 girl name
19988,3848,37113#31 girl name
19999,0999,08811#29 girl name
200010,58910,5809#22 girl name
200110,57910,5709#19 girl name
200210,39310,38112#20 girl name
20039,4519,43813#21 girl name
20049,5599,51346#20 girl name
20059,1169,09719#22 girl name
20068,6038,5985#22 girl name
20077,8897,87811#25 girl name
20087,2677,25611#26 girl name
20096,8026,79210#28 girl name
20106,3226,31210#27 girl name
20115,6535,6467#38 girl name
20125,6055,6005#35 girl name
20135,3595,3527#35 girl name
20145,6395,6390#34 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Anna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 876,488 babies born with the name Anna in the United States. That's more than enough Annas to occupy the country of Fiji with an estimated population of 876,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 2,616 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Anna" was in 1918 with a total of 15,666 babies. (That's a lot of baby Annas)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anna" ranks #31 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 21 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 6,802 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 "Anna" mean?

Anna (Arthurian Legend): Arthur's sister

The name "Anna" is of Arthurian Legend origin and it means "Arthur's sister". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 160 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for nice, need I say more?

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

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



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

Celebrities named Anna

Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Anna was born in 1985 in Portland, Maine, United States.

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Anna Faris

Anna Faris is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Anna was born in 1976 as Anna Kay Faris in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

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Tina Turner

Tina Turner is a singer, actress, dancer, and choreographer specializing in R&B, soul, and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Tina was born in 1939 as Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee, U.S.

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Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith is a model, actress, and television personality with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to 2007. Anna was born in 1967 as Vickie Lynn Hogan in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Anna was born in 1982 as Anna Helene Paquin in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova is a tennis biography. Anna was born in 1981 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

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Past life for Anna born Apr 22, 1976

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 Thailand approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Anna

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