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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ananias

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  1. A habitual liar (after a New Testament character who was struck dead for lying)
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From Ancient Greek Ἁνανίας (Hananías), from Hebrew חֲנַנְיָה (khananya).

  1. In the New Testament, any of certain members of the early Christian church.
  2. A male given name.

Ananias was also found in the following language(s): Latin and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Ananias

Ananias is a soccer player for the Esporte Clube Bahia, Associação Portuguesa de Desportos, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Sport Club do Recife, and Associação Chapecoense de Futebol. Ananias was born on January 20th, 1989 in São Luís, Brazil. Ananias is also known as Ananias.

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Ananias of Damascus is a saint. He holds the title Disciple. Ananias was born in Unknown.

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His military service ended in 1901. Ananias was born on January 22nd, 1860 in Taal, Batangas. He left this life on November 2nd, 1922.

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Ananias was born on December 4th, 1886. Ananias is also known as Littleton and A. C.. He left this life in 1974.

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Ananias was born in -15. He left this life in 30.

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Ananías was born on July 26th, 1923 in Encarnación, Paraguay. He left this life on October 30th, 2010.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ananias

Ananias is a soccer player for the Esporte Clube Bahia, Associação Portuguesa de Desportos, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Sport Club do Recife, and Associação Chapecoense de Futebol. Ananias was born on January 20th, 1989 in São Luís, Brazil. Ananias is also known as Ananias.

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Frans was born on December 1st, 1972. Frans is also known as PAGE.

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João Ananias is a soccer player for the Clube Náutico Capibaribe and W Connection F.C. João was born on January 12th, 1991 in Recife.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1900 7 0 7
1904 5 0 5
1910 7 0 7
1912 5 0 5
1913 10 0 10
1915 5 0 5
1919 9 0 9
1921 8 0 8
1922 9 0 9
1923 6 0 6
1924 8 0 8
1926 9 0 9
1928 13 0 13
1929 6 0 6
1930 10 0 10
1931 6 0 6
1932 7 0 7
1933 6 0 6
1935 7 0 7
1936 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1938 9 0 9
1939 8 0 8
1940 6 0 6
1943 5 0 5
1944 7 0 7
1947 6 0 6
1948 5 0 5
1950 6 0 6
1951 12 0 12
1953 7 0 7
1955 7 0 7
1959 6 0 6
1961 7 0 7
1971 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1976 5 0 5
1977 6 0 6
1979 8 0 8
1980 5 0 5
1981 5 0 5
1983 5 0 5
1985 6 0 6
1986 5 0 5
1989 7 0 7
1990 7 0 7
1992 8 0 8
1994 6 0 6
1996 7 0 7
1997 5 0 5
1998 6 0 6
1999 6 0 6
2000 11 0 11
2001 7 0 7
2002 9 0 9
2003 9 0 9
2004 6 0 6
2005 8 0 8
2006 15 0 15
2007 16 0 16
2008 11 0 11
2009 14 0 14
2010 8 0 8
2011 13 0 13
2012 16 0 16
2013 17 0 17
2014 19 0 19
2015 27 0 27
2016 36 0 36
2017 12 0 12

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Popularity of Ananias as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ananias U.S.
  White 70.97% 64.26%
  African American 7.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ananias

People with the last name Ananias are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Ananias

  • How Popular is the name Ananias? Ananias is the 14,335th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ananias was the 135,593rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ananias have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 615 babies born with the first name Ananias in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ananias to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ananias? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ananias first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ananias is Wednesday, February 8th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Ananias born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ananias was in 2016 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Ananias Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ananias is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Ananias: Your name in reverse order is Sainana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaianns. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ananias? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 124 people with the last name Ananias.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ananias? Ananias 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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