Names.org
Popularity
321k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Anne

Girls
Boys
Similar Names
< 1k Anni (German)

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 136 136 0
1881 131 131 0
1882 168 168 0
1883 183 183 0
1884 242 242 0
1885 203 203 0
1886 211 211 0
1887 249 249 0
1888 292 292 0
1889 311 311 0
1890 319 319 0
1891 342 342 0
1892 407 407 0
1893 400 400 0
1894 427 427 0
1895 462 462 0
1896 423 423 0
1897 479 479 0
1898 496 496 0
1899 476 476 0
1900 619 614 5
1901 504 504 0
1902 564 564 0
1903 581 581 0 #100 girl name
1904 631 631 0 #97 girl name
1905 708 708 0 #98 girl name
1906 835 835 0 #85 girl name
1907 980 980 0 #79 girl name
1908 1,094 1,088 6 #75 girl name
1909 1,115 1,110 5 #76 girl name
1910 1,413 1,413 0 #67 girl name
1911 1,603 1,598 5 #64 girl name
1912 2,376 2,369 7 #58 girl name
1913 2,694 2,684 10 #57 girl name
1914 3,375 3,365 10 #53 girl name
1915 4,342 4,333 9 #52 girl name
1916 4,583 4,571 12 #53 girl name
1917 4,610 4,603 7 #53 girl name
1918 4,578 4,567 11 #54 girl name
1919 3,983 3,975 8 #63 girl name
1920 4,123 4,114 9 #65 girl name
1921 4,012 4,006 6 #70 girl name
1922 3,980 3,972 8 #66 girl name
1923 3,736 3,728 8 #71 girl name
1924 3,638 3,629 9 #79 girl name
1925 3,328 3,320 8 #85 girl name
1926 3,114 3,108 6 #86 girl name
1927 2,942 2,929 13 #91 girl name
1928 2,832 2,823 9 #93 girl name
1929 2,898 2,882 16 #91 girl name
1930 3,108 3,094 14 #83 girl name
1931 2,993 2,977 16 #80 girl name
1932 2,975 2,969 6 #81 girl name
1933 2,777 2,766 11 #85 girl name
1934 2,791 2,784 7 #88 girl name
1935 2,902 2,893 9 #84 girl name
1936 2,764 2,756 8 #89 girl name
1937 2,737 2,723 14 #92 girl name
1938 2,895 2,886 9 #84 girl name
1939 2,783 2,768 15 #85 girl name
1940 2,912 2,898 14 #84 girl name
1941 3,108 3,096 12 #82 girl name
1942 3,530 3,523 7 #76 girl name
1943 3,543 3,534 9 #80 girl name
1944 3,221 3,211 10 #86 girl name
1945 3,413 3,408 5 #81 girl name
1946 4,115 4,115 0 #81 girl name
1947 4,187 4,187 0 #94 girl name
1948 4,129 4,122 7 #87 girl name
1949 4,059 4,050 9 #86 girl name
1950 4,466 4,458 8 #84 girl name
1951 4,882 4,873 9 #82 girl name
1952 5,264 5,256 8 #79 girl name
1953 5,262 5,255 7 #80 girl name
1954 5,314 5,302 12 #80 girl name
1955 5,222 5,211 11 #84 girl name
1956 5,367 5,359 8 #86 girl name
1957 5,487 5,479 8 #87 girl name
1958 5,469 5,455 14 #87 girl name
1959 5,752 5,742 10 #82 girl name
1960 5,644 5,632 12 #88 girl name
1961 5,532 5,519 13 #90 girl name
1962 5,293 5,275 18 #83 girl name
1963 5,341 5,329 12 #80 girl name
1964 5,428 5,412 16 #76 girl name
1965 4,734 4,725 9 #78 girl name
1966 4,167 4,156 11 #83 girl name
1967 4,111 4,099 12 #84 girl name
1968 3,925 3,914 11 #88 girl name
1969 3,728 3,710 18
1970 3,457 3,439 18
1971 2,929 2,920 9
1972 2,278 2,266 12
1973 2,457 2,449 8
1974 2,474 2,463 11
1975 2,289 2,284 5
1976 2,233 2,224 9
1977 2,362 2,354 8
1978 2,479 2,469 10
1979 2,739 2,734 5
1980 2,789 2,779 10
1981 2,818 2,806 12
1982 2,459 2,445 14
1983 2,314 2,305 9
1984 2,245 2,236 9
1985 2,031 2,021 10
1986 1,930 1,917 13
1987 1,883 1,868 15
1988 1,857 1,851 6
1989 1,898 1,879 19
1990 1,936 1,926 10
1991 1,672 1,672 0
1992 1,684 1,684 0
1993 1,489 1,483 6
1994 1,432 1,432 0
1995 1,390 1,385 5
1996 1,324 1,324 0
1997 1,344 1,344 0
1998 1,135 1,135 0
1999 1,083 1,083 0
2000 1,081 1,081 0
2001 1,023 1,023 0
2002 940 940 0
2003 796 796 0
2004 765 765 0
2005 709 709 0
2006 689 689 0
2007 608 608 0
2008 634 634 0
2009 557 557 0
2010 484 484 0
2011 485 485 0
2012 525 525 0
2013 572 572 0
2014 558 558 0
2015 538 538 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Anne baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 320,852 babies born with the name Anne in the United States. That's more than enough Annes to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 136 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Anne" was in 1959 with a total of 5,742 babies. (That's a lot of baby Annes)

According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anne" ranks #50 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 119 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1962. Across the entire United States a total of 5,293 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name Anne popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Anne in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Tennessee names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Anne

The name "Anne" is of English origin, and it means "Variant of Hebrew Hannah meaning Favor. Grace". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway is an actress, singer, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Anne was born in 1982 as Anne Jacqueline Hathaway in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Popularity:

Anne Frank

Anne Frank is a writer. Anne was born in 1929 as Annelies or Anneliese Marie Frank in Frankfurt, Weimar Germany.

Popularity:

Anne Heche

Anne Heche is an actress, director, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Anne was born in 1969 as Anne Celeste Heche in Aurora, Ohio, U.S.

Popularity:

Annabeth Gish

Annabeth Gish is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Annabeth was born in 1971 as Anne Elizabeth Gish in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.

Popularity:

Nancy Reagan

Nancy Reagan is an actress. Nancy was born in 1921 as Anne Frances Robbins in Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

Popularity:

Anne Bancroft

Anne Bancroft is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1951 to 2005. Anne was born in 1931 as Anna Maria Louisa Italiano in The Bronx, New York City, U.S.

Popularity:

Other Inspirations for the Name Anne

Anne Arundel Community College
Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Anne Arundel Dermatology
Anne Boleyn
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Anne Klein

Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Your name in reverse order is "Enna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Enna". 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 Anne born Aug 10, 1965

What would you ask a Psychic? Get 3 FREE minutes with the most qualified advisors

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Anne

Name poster for Anne(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

Also see our other name lists.

Names Searched Right Now

117k Kaylee
23k Heaven
854k Ashley
1.3m Edward
< 1k Nayvadius
352k Dylan
< 1k Kaija
< 1k Shevit
< 1k Fartbrain
335k Abigail
< 1k Cailln
< 1k Yanks