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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anai

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Anai is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Elephant".
  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Anai means "God has favored me" and is of Hebrew origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Anai

Takamasa was born on August 5th, 1984 in Ōita, Ōita, Japan.


Chihiro Anai is a j-pop idol, singer, and japanese idol. She was most active from 2011 to present. Chihiro was born on January 27th, 1996.


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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1984 6 6 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 6 6 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 23 23 0
1990 38 38 0
1991 40 40 0
1992 44 44 0
1993 50 50 0
1994 58 58 0
1995 54 54 0
1996 57 57 0
1997 58 58 0
1998 80 80 0
1999 83 83 0
2000 107 107 0
2001 138 138 0
2002 115 115 0
2003 116 116 0
2004 109 109 0
2005 139 139 0
2006 129 129 0
2007 112 112 0
2008 104 104 0
2009 79 79 0
2010 63 63 0
2011 47 47 0
2012 39 39 0
2013 47 47 0
2014 38 38 0
2015 35 35 0
2016 31 31 0
2017 30 30 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Anai

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Anai as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Anai

  • How Popular is the name Anai? Anai is the 6,588th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,096 babies born with the first name Anai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anai to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Anai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anai is Wednesday, September 18th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Anai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anai was in 2005 with a total of 139 babies.
  • Random Anai Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anai is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Anai: Your name in reverse order is Iana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ania. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Anai born Jan 9, 1986

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 Germany approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

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. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).
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