Ananya

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in the U.S.
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 Ananya

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
75%
English
17%
Sanskrit
8%

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Ananya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Unique".
  • According to a user from India, the name Ananya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Faith who spread happiness and faith".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Ananya means "Having no Equivalent, Unique" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from India says the name Ananya is of Unknown origin and means "Unique".
  • According to a user from India, the name Ananya is of Sanskrit origin and means ""Unique"".

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Notable Persons Named Ananya

Ananya is an actress. She has been prominent since 2008. Ananya was given the name Ayilya Gopalakrishnan Nair on March 29th, 1987 in Kochi, India.

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Ananya Khare is an actress. Ananya was born Ananya Khare on March 16th, 1968 in Ratlam.

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Ananya Agarwal is a child actor and child actress. She has been prominent since 2009. Ananya was born in India.

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Ananya Chatterjee is an actress. Ananya was born on January 16th, 1977 in Kolkata.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ananya

Ananya is an actress. She has been prominent since 2008. Ananya was given the name Ayilya Gopalakrishnan Nair on March 29th, 1987 in Kochi, India.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 10 10 0
1996 9 9 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 37 37 0
1999 56 56 0
2000 67 67 0
2001 87 87 0
2002 151 151 0
2003 153 153 0
2004 175 175 0
2005 191 191 0
2006 208 208 0
2007 197 197 0
2008 214 214 0
2009 209 209 0
2010 184 184 0
2011 178 178 0
2012 181 181 0
2013 181 181 0
2014 189 189 0
2015 173 173 0
2016 167 167 0
2017 140 140 0

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Popularity of Ananya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ananya

  • How Popular is the name Ananya? Ananya is the 5,031st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ananya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,186 babies born with the first name Ananya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ananya to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ananya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Ananya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ananya is Thursday, November 23rd, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Ananya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ananya was in 2008 with a total of 214 babies.
  • Random Ananya Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ananya is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Ananya: Your name in reverse order is Aynana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aynnaa. How do you pronounce that?

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