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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anan

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  • A submission from Bangladesh says the name Anan means "French princess or a girl with french heritage" and is of French origin.
  • According to a user from Ghana, the name Anan is of African origin and means "Fourth in a line of sons.".
  • A user from Indiana, United States says the name Anan is of Unknown origin and means "Clouds".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
interjection A*nan"
An expression equivalent to What did you say? Sir? Eh?

Etymology: See Anon

Notable Persons Named Anan

Anan Anwar is a pop music singing. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to 2003. Anan was born on September 15th, 1986.


Anan Buasang is a soccer player for the Buriram United F.C., Bangkok Glass F.C., Rangsit F.C., and Ayutthaya F.C. Anan was born on September 30th, 1992 in Khon Kaen.


Anan was born on June 10th, 1945 in Thailand.



Anan Ferro is an athlete for the F.C. Haifa.


Anan Sommee is an athlete for the Mukdahan City F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Anan

Pokklaw Anan is a soccer player for the Chonburi F.C., Thai Honda F.C., Police United F.C., Thailand national under-20 football team, Thailand national under-23 football team, and Thailand national football team. Pokklaw was born on March 4th, 1991 in Bangkok.


Sami Hafez Anan is a Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of Egypt, Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Senior Advisor to the President, Deputy Chairmanof theSupreme Council of the Armed Forces of Egypt, Chief of Staffof theEgyptian Armed Forces. His military service ended in 2012. Sami was born on February 2nd, 1948 in Dakahlia Governorate.


Kenji Anan is an actor.



Ilias Anan is a sports team member for the SG Wattenscheid 09.


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Popularity of Anan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Anan U.S.
  White 49.46% 64.26%
  African American 10.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 33.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Anan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Anan

  • How Popular is the name Anan? Anan is the 42,680th most popular name of all time. As a last name Anan was the 97,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Anan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67 babies born with the first name Anan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anan 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 Anan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Anan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anan is Tuesday, February 23rd, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Anan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anan was in 2013 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Anan: Your name in reverse order is Nana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nana. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Anan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Anan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Anan? Anan is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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)
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.