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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anas

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Anas means "Gift of god" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Anas is of Arabic origin and means "Kind , caring, mistaking".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Anas is of Arabic origin and means "Friend (Companion of Prophet Muhammed (p.b.u.h)".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A"nas
A genus of water fowls, of the order Anseres, including certain species of fresh-water ducks.

Etymology: L., duck

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks

Notable Persons Named Anas

Anas Sharbini is a soccer player for the Osmanlıspor, HNK Rijeka, HNK Hajduk Split, Ittihad FC, and Croatia national under-17 football team. Anas was born on February 21st, 1987 in Rijeka.

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Anas Aremeyaw Anas is a "the crusading guide" newspaper, ceo of "tiger eye private investigations", executive director of "tiger eye social foundation", investigative journalism, and investigative journalist. His ongoing career started in 1998. Anas was born in Accra.

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Anas Sarwar is a for Glasgow Central, Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Member of Parliament, forGlasgow Central, and Scottish Labour Party. He was most active from 2011 to 2014. Anas was born on March 14th, 1983 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Anas Edathodika is a soccer player for the Delhi Dynamos FC, Mumbai F.C., and Pune F.C. Anas was born on February 15th, 1987 in Malappuram, Kerala, India.

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Anas Khalid Al Saleh is a Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of Commerce, Industry, Ministry of Finance (Kuwait), Ministry of Commerce, and Industry (Kuwait).

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Anas Osama Mahmoud is a basketball player. Anas was born on May 9th, 1995 in Giza.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Anas

Anas Aremeyaw Anas is a "the crusading guide" newspaper, ceo of "tiger eye private investigations", executive director of "tiger eye social foundation", investigative journalism, and investigative journalist. His ongoing career started in 1998. Anas was born in Accra.

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Sam Anas is a hockey player for the Quinnipiac Bobcats men's ice hockey in the ECAC Hockey. He was most active from 2013 to present. Sam was born on June 1st, 1993 in Washington, D.C.

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Azwar Anas is a President of PSSI. Azwar was born Azwar Anas on August 2nd, 1931 in Padang.

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Omar was born in Omdurman.

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Mike Mohammed Anas is an athlete for the Mbabane Swallows F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1978 8 0 8
1979 5 0 5
1981 5 0 5
1982 15 0 15
1983 15 0 15
1984 9 0 9
1985 13 0 13
1986 14 0 14
1987 12 0 12
1988 17 0 17
1989 21 0 21
1990 18 0 18
1991 10 0 10
1992 16 0 16
1993 29 0 29
1994 30 0 30
1995 30 0 30
1996 30 0 30
1997 30 0 30
1998 33 0 33
1999 43 0 43
2000 58 0 58
2001 46 0 46
2002 59 0 59
2003 59 0 59
2004 53 0 53
2005 74 0 74
2006 53 0 53
2007 75 0 75
2008 73 0 73
2009 75 0 75
2010 94 0 94
2011 92 0 92
2012 70 0 70
2013 84 0 84
2014 111 0 111
2015 100 0 100
2016 151 0 151
2017 133 0 133

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Popularity of Anas as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Anas U.S.
  White 54.91% 64.26%
  African American 3.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 29.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Anas

People with the last name Anas are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Anas

  • How Popular is the name Anas? Anas is the 7,102nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Anas was the 71,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Anas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,863 babies born with the first name Anas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anas to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Anas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anas is Monday, June 29th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Anas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anas was in 2016 with a total of 151 babies.
  • Random Anas Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anas is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Anas: Your name in reverse order is Sana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ansa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Anas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 275 people with the last name Anas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Anas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Anas as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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