First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anaka

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  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Anaka is of African origin and means "Made beautifully".

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From Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *anak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *anak, from Proto-Austronesian *aNak.

  1. child (a female or male child, a daughter or son)

Notable Persons Named Anaka

Anaka was born on July 10th, 1994 in Chennai.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Anaka

Stacie was born on September 5th, 1987 in Canada.


He left this life in 1976.


Fun Facts about the name Anaka

  • How Popular is the name Anaka? Anaka is the 23,016th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anaka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 270 babies born with the first name Anaka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anaka to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anaka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Anaka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anaka is Sunday, March 12th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Anaka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anaka was in 2006 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Anaka Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anaka is not a popular baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Anaka: Your name in reverse order is Akana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aanak. How do you pronounce that?

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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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