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7k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anais

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A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

Notable Persons Named Anais

Anaïs Nin was a journals, erotic literature, short stories, essays, and short story writer. Anaïs was given the name Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris. She died on January 14th, 1977.

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Anaïs Mitchell is a folk music and indie folk singer-songwriter and musician. She plays Guitar, Piano, and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Anaïs was born on March 26th, 1981.

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Anais Mali is a model and model (people). Anais was born on January 22nd, 1991 in Toulon.

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Anaïs Demoustier is an actress. She was most active from 2000 to present. Anaïs was given the name Anaïs Aude Marie Michèle Demoustier on September 29th, 1987 in Lille, France.

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Anais was born on January 8th, 1986 in Saint-Tropez, France.

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Anais Granofsky is an actress, director, screenwriter, actor, and film director. She was most prominent from 1982 to 1982. Anais was born on May 14th, 1973 in Toronto. Anais is also known as Anias Granofski.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Anais

Anaïs is a singer and singing. Anaïs was given the name Anaïs Croze on August 20th, 1976 in Grenoble.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 5 5 0
1973 5 5 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 8 8 0
1979 8 8 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 18 18 0
1983 31 31 0
1984 127 127 0
1985 143 137 6
1986 112 112 0
1987 80 80 0
1988 201 201 0
1989 156 156 0
1990 154 149 5
1991 180 180 0
1992 235 235 0
1993 193 193 0
1994 175 170 5
1995 144 144 0
1996 173 173 0
1997 168 168 0
1998 198 198 0
1999 202 202 0
2000 181 181 0
2001 172 172 0
2002 206 206 0
2003 239 233 6
2004 148 148 0
2005 267 262 5
2006 306 306 0
2007 308 303 5
2008 222 222 0
2009 230 230 0
2010 184 184 0
2011 160 160 0
2012 210 210 0
2013 204 204 0
2014 237 228 9
2015 256 256 0
2016 229 224 5
2017 245 231 14

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Popularity of Anais as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Anais

  • How Popular is the name Anais? Anais is the 3,157th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anais have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,740 babies born with the first name Anais in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anais to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anais? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Anais first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anais is Sunday, March 12th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Anais born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anais was in 2006 with a total of 306 babies.
  • Random Anais Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anais is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 68 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Anais: Your name in reverse order is Siana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sanai. How do you pronounce that?

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