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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anam

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Aztec (Nahuatl)

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Ireland says the name Anam is of Irish origin and means "Soul".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Anam means "With me" and is of African origin.
  • A user from Wisconsin, United States says the name Anam is of Arabic origin and means "Gift From God".
  • A submission from Pakistan says the name Anam means "Blessing of Allah Almighty" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Anam means "Gift of god" and is of Unknown origin.

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Notable Persons Named Anam

Anam Vivekananda Reddy is a Member of Legislative Assembly and Member of the Legislative Assembly. Anam was born on December 23rd, 1950 in Nellore district.


Anam Hashim is a professional bike stunter. Anam was born Anam Hashim on May 21st, 1995 in Lucknow.


Anam Tanveer is an actor, presenter, author, actress, and tv host. Anam was born Anam Tanveer on February 8th, 1986 in Karachi.


Anam Kazim is an MLA for Calgary-Glenmore. She was most prominent from 2015 to present. Anam was born in Pakistan.


anam was born on August 11th, 1992.


Anam Syahrul Fitrianto is a soccer player for the Persijap Jepara, Persis Solo, and Persiba Balikpapan. Anam was born on August 30th, 1985 in Jepara Regency.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Anam

James is a psychedelic rock, rock, and hard rock musician. His ongoing career started in 1980. James was given the name Faruq Mahfuz Anam on October 2nd, 1964 in Naogaon, Bangladesh. James is also known as Nagar Baul, Guru, and James.


Tahmima Anam is a writer, novelist, and columnist. Tahmima was born on October 8th, 1975 in Dhaka.


Stacy Angie is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and businesswoman. She has been prominent since 2008. Stacy was given the name Stracie Angie Anam on August 18th, 1990 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.


Ramanarayana Reddy Anam is a Member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Minister of Finance (Andhra Pradesh), and Member ofAndhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Ramanarayana was born on July 10th, 1952 in Nellore.


Mahfuz Anam is a journalist, editor, and publisher. Mahfuz was born as the child of Abul Mansur Ahmed on June 18th, 1950 in Mymensingh.


Hayel Saeed Anam was a businessman and philanthropist. Hayel was born in 1902 in Yemen. He left this life on April 23rd, 1990.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1987 12 12 0
1988 20 20 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 27 27 0
1991 30 30 0
1992 27 27 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 20 20 0
1995 23 23 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 29 29 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 13 13 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 12 12 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 18 18 0
2007 8 8 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 24 24 0
2014 17 17 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 19 19 0
2017 17 17 0

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Anam U.S.
  White 19.13% 64.26%
  African American 11.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 61.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Anam

People with the last name Anam are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Anam

  • How Popular is the name Anam? Anam is the 15,206th most popular name of all time. As a last name Anam was the 82,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Anam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 559 babies born with the first name Anam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anam 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 Anam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Anam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anam is Friday, September 16th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Anam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anam was in 1991 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Anam Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anam is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Anam: Your name in reverse order is Mana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aanm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Anam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 230 people with the last name Anam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Anam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Anam as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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).
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