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Ana

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99k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Ana

"Ana" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Gracious, merciful". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb A"na
Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, anaor, contracted, aa), � ij., that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces.

Etymology: Gr. 'ana`used distributively)

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A collection of anecdotes about a person or place
  2. Mother of the ancient Irish gods; sometimes identified with Danu

Notable Persons Named Ana

Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Ana was given the name Ana Celia de Armas Caso on April 30th, 1988 in Havana.

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Ana Ivanovic is a tennis player. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Ana was born on November 6th, 1987 in Belgrade.

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Ana Kasparian is a political pundit, new media talk show host, pundit, talk show, and new mediatalk showhost. Ana was given the name Anahit Misak Kasparian on July 7th, 1986 in Northridge, Los Angeles. Ana is also known as Kasparian and Anahit.

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Ana Gasteyer is an actress, singer, and comedienne. She was most prominent from 1995 to present. Ana was given the name Ana Kristina Gasteyer on May 4th, 1967 in Washington, D.C., US.

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Ana Ularu is an actress. She was most active from 1995 to 1995. Ana was born on June 26th, 1985 in Bucharest.

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Vanessa was given the name Ana Maria Sanchez on March 31st, 1952 in Harlem, New York, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ana

He holds the title Kuhina Nui of the Hawaiian Islands, Minister of Interior, and Kuhina Nui of the Hawaiian Islands andMinister of Interior. He was most prominent from 10 to 10. Keoni was born as the child of John Young (Hawaii) and Kaoanaeha on March 12th, 1810 in Kawaihae, Hawaii. He died on July 18th, 1857.

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Her career lasted from 1360 to 1371.

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Teodoro Sandiko y Santa Ana was a Senator of the Philippines, (Third district), 5th Governor of Bulacan, 2nd Minister of Interior, and List of senators of the Philippines. Teodoro was born on March 31st, 1860 in Pandacan. He left this life on October 19th, 1939.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1881 9 9 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 7 7 0
1884 13 13 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 10 10 0
1888 12 12 0
1889 9 9 0
1890 16 16 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 7 7 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 10 10 0
1896 12 12 0
1897 8 8 0
1898 16 16 0
1899 13 13 0
1900 18 18 0
1901 6 6 0
1902 16 16 0
1903 15 15 0
1904 9 9 0
1905 26 26 0
1906 18 18 0
1907 21 21 0
1908 15 15 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 34 34 0
1912 24 24 0
1913 23 23 0
1914 32 32 0
1915 43 43 0
1916 34 34 0
1917 51 51 0
1918 57 57 0
1919 58 58 0
1920 66 66 0
1921 67 67 0
1922 67 67 0
1923 64 64 0
1924 61 61 0
1925 60 60 0
1926 71 71 0
1927 89 89 0
1928 82 82 0
1929 83 83 0
1930 104 99 5
1931 73 73 0
1932 67 67 0
1933 59 59 0
1934 84 84 0
1935 78 78 0
1936 80 80 0
1937 63 63 0
1938 79 79 0
1939 70 70 0
1940 66 66 0
1941 78 78 0
1942 89 89 0
1943 108 108 0
1944 114 114 0
1945 121 121 0
1946 133 133 0
1947 167 167 0
1948 232 225 7
1949 234 234 0
1950 223 223 0
1951 259 259 0
1952 286 286 0
1953 324 324 0
1954 387 387 0
1955 387 387 0
1956 467 467 0
1957 481 475 6
1958 542 542 0
1959 583 577 6
1960 620 620 0
1961 647 647 0
1962 688 688 0
1963 774 768 6
1964 762 756 6
1965 813 813 0
1966 819 819 0
1967 844 844 0
1968 932 924 8
1969 969 960 9
1970 1,057 1,046 11
1971 1,072 1,066 6
1972 1,095 1,086 9
1973 1,107 1,094 13
1974 1,185 1,177 8
1975 1,173 1,158 15
1976 1,174 1,164 10
1977 1,148 1,136 12
1978 1,153 1,137 16
1979 1,148 1,139 9
1980 1,338 1,323 15
1981 1,454 1,440 14
1982 1,376 1,360 16
1983 1,331 1,308 23
1984 1,404 1,389 15
1985 1,492 1,470 22
1986 1,658 1,637 21
1987 1,659 1,646 13
1988 1,683 1,661 22
1989 2,300 2,271 29
1990 2,649 2,610 39
1991 2,669 2,649 20
1992 2,348 2,326 22
1993 2,391 2,365 26
1994 2,226 2,211 15
1995 2,374 2,359 15
1996 2,319 2,307 12
1997 2,329 2,317 12
1998 2,267 2,259 8
1999 2,116 2,110 6
2000 2,432 2,424 8
2001 2,526 2,515 11
2002 2,541 2,533 8
2003 2,592 2,592 0
2004 2,353 2,346 7
2005 2,365 2,354 11
2006 2,419 2,413 6
2007 2,223 2,223 0
2008 1,958 1,952 6
2009 1,829 1,822 7
2010 1,572 1,572 0
2011 1,330 1,330 0
2012 1,457 1,457 0
2013 1,341 1,341 0
2014 1,521 1,521 0
2015 1,540 1,540 0
2016 1,425 1,425 0

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Popularity of Ana as a first name

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Common last names for Ana

  • Rodriguez
  • Rivera
  • Gonzalez
  • Perez
  • Martinez
  • Lopez
  • Hernandez
  • Garcia
  • Torres
  • Diaz
  • Ortiz
  • Sanchez
  • Santiago
  • Fernandez
  • Ramos
  • Morales
  • Colon
  • Gomez
  • Reyes

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ana U.S.
  White 25.43% 64.26%
  African American 6.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.27% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 38.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ana

People with the last name Ana are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Ana

  • How Popular is the name Ana? Ana is the 645th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ana was the 67,747th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 99,447 babies born with the first name Ana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ana to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ana is Wednesday, August 24th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Ana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ana was in 1991 with a total of 2,649 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ana!
  • Random Ana Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ana ranks 89th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 241 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Ana: Your name in reverse order is Ana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ana. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 291 people with the last name Ana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ana? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ana as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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