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348k
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since 1880

Annie

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Prayer
  • #191 All Time
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How popular is the name "Annie" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 1,264 1,258 6 #11 girl name
1881 1,331 1,326 5 #8 girl name
1882 1,500 1,492 8 #10 girl name
1883 1,597 1,589 8 #9 girl name
1884 1,739 1,739 0 #10 girl name
1885 1,712 1,703 9 #10 girl name
1886 1,770 1,765 5 #13 girl name
1887 1,857 1,844 13 #12 girl name
1888 2,199 2,188 11 #14 girl name
1889 2,137 2,123 14 #13 girl name
1890 2,226 2,220 6 #15 girl name
1891 2,101 2,096 5 #13 girl name
1892 2,355 2,348 7 #15 girl name
1893 2,261 2,251 10 #17 girl name
1894 2,403 2,393 10 #18 girl name
1895 2,405 2,390 15 #19 girl name
1896 2,364 2,358 6 #19 girl name
1897 2,312 2,307 5 #20 girl name
1898 2,484 2,470 14 #18 girl name
1899 2,300 2,289 11 #18 girl name
1900 3,343 3,324 19 #11 girl name
1901 2,413 2,396 17 #16 girl name
1902 2,675 2,664 11 #16 girl name
1903 2,564 2,551 13 #17 girl name
1904 2,643 2,631 12 #17 girl name
1905 2,812 2,793 19 #17 girl name
1906 2,785 2,774 11 #18 girl name
1907 2,906 2,891 15 #19 girl name
1908 2,832 2,820 12 #21 girl name
1909 2,920 2,903 17 #22 girl name
1910 3,544 3,519 25 #19 girl name
1911 3,308 3,298 10 #24 girl name
1912 4,103 4,083 20 #27 girl name
1913 4,292 4,267 25 #30 girl name
1914 4,823 4,800 23 #33 girl name
1915 5,966 5,936 30 #36 girl name
1916 6,140 6,106 34 #36 girl name
1917 6,431 6,402 29 #35 girl name
1918 6,781 6,742 39 #36 girl name
1919 7,180 7,148 32 #35 girl name
1920 7,304 7,265 39 #35 girl name
1921 7,250 7,209 41 #36 girl name
1922 7,512 7,475 37 #30 girl name
1923 7,130 7,100 30 #34 girl name
1924 7,388 7,348 40 #32 girl name
1925 7,391 7,348 43 #32 girl name
1926 6,912 6,870 42 #34 girl name
1927 6,624 6,564 60 #36 girl name
1928 6,380 6,325 55 #37 girl name
1929 6,001 5,953 48 #37 girl name
1930 5,803 5,753 50 #40 girl name
1931 5,143 5,094 49 #41 girl name
1932 5,432 5,380 52 #41 girl name
1933 5,162 5,124 38 #37 girl name
1934 5,069 5,021 48 #38 girl name
1935 4,900 4,851 49 #38 girl name
1936 4,564 4,528 36 #45 girl name
1937 4,525 4,478 47 #46 girl name
1938 4,596 4,564 32 #47 girl name
1939 4,180 4,149 31 #54 girl name
1940 4,247 4,214 33 #56 girl name
1941 4,114 4,081 33 #59 girl name
1942 4,329 4,290 39 #62 girl name
1943 4,088 4,066 22 #69 girl name
1944 3,759 3,741 18 #71 girl name
1945 3,765 3,739 26 #69 girl name
1946 3,669 3,649 20 #97 girl name
1947 3,776 3,758 18
1948 3,740 3,719 21 #97 girl name
1949 3,465 3,452 13
1950 3,345 3,332 13
1951 3,076 3,058 18
1952 2,867 2,845 22
1953 2,566 2,551 15
1954 2,422 2,416 6
1955 2,235 2,222 13
1956 2,117 2,108 9
1957 1,844 1,833 11
1958 1,738 1,723 15
1959 1,605 1,587 18
1960 1,486 1,478 8
1961 1,308 1,301 7
1962 1,306 1,295 11
1963 1,120 1,120 0
1964 1,031 1,031 0
1965 822 817 5
1966 739 733 6
1967 691 691 0
1968 611 611 0
1969 570 570 0
1970 499 499 0
1971 490 490 0
1972 438 438 0
1973 469 464 5
1974 464 464 0
1975 485 485 0
1976 464 464 0
1977 541 541 0
1978 662 662 0
1979 907 907 0
1980 1,002 1,002 0
1981 979 973 6
1982 1,021 1,015 6
1983 802 802 0
1984 801 793 8
1985 835 830 5
1986 719 719 0
1987 666 658 8
1988 726 721 5
1989 746 741 5
1990 820 820 0
1991 742 736 6
1992 729 729 0
1993 760 760 0
1994 797 797 0
1995 925 925 0
1996 993 993 0
1997 924 924 0
1998 917 917 0
1999 981 981 0
2000 1,038 1,038 0
2001 977 977 0
2002 974 974 0
2003 918 918 0
2004 813 813 0
2005 835 835 0
2006 806 806 0
2007 779 779 0
2008 822 822 0
2009 856 856 0
2010 810 810 0
2011 820 820 0
2012 829 829 0
2013 895 895 0
2014 1,046 1,046 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Annie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 348,017 babies born with the name Annie in the United States. That's more than enough Annies 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 1,264 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Annie" was in 1922 with a total of 7,475 babies. (That's a lot of baby Annies)

According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Annie" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 7 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1917. Across the entire United States a total of 6,431 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 "Annie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Annie as well as things modernly associated with the name Annie such as celebrities named Annie.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Annie

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

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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Annie Oakley

Annie was born in 1860 as Phoebe Ann Mosey in North Star, Ohio, U.S.

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Annie Potts

Annie Potts is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1976 to present. Annie was born in 1952 as Anne Hampton Potts in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

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Annie Wersching

Annie Wersching is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Annie was born in 1977 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

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Annie Girardot

Annie Girardot is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1954 to 2008. Annie was born in 1931 in Paris, France.

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Annie Parisse

Annie Parisse is a television, film and theatre actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Annie was born in 1976 as Anne Marie Cancelmi in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Einna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Niena". 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 Annie born Feb 9, 1941

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 Ontario approximately on 1675. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Annie

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