in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Russian
- Meaning: Gracious, Merciful
- #1977 All Time
Pronunciation of Anya
How popular is the name "Anya" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Anya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,140 babies born with the name Anya in the United States. That's more than enough Anyas to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Anya" was in 2007 with a total of 895 babies.
According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anya" ranks #87 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of 882 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Anya popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Anya 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!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Anya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Anya as well as things modernly associated with the name Anya such as celebrities named Anya.
Origin and Meaning of Anya
The name "Anya" is of Russian origin, and it means "Gracious, Merciful". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Anya was born in 1969.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
N is for neatness, your orderly way.
Y is for young, the years never show!
A is for altruism, the unselfish you.
Your name in reverse order is "Ayna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yaan". 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 Anya born Apr 14, 1956
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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.
You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Name poster for Anya
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.