First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ancher

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Alt. Meaning

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for recreation, time to take some!

Notable Persons Named Ancher

Ancher Nelsen was a Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota. Ancher was born on October 11th, 1904 in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota. He breathed his last breath on November 30th, 1992.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ancher

Anna Ancher was an artist. Anna was given the name Anna Kirstine Brøndum on August 18th, 1859 in Skagen, Denmark. She left this life on April 15th, 1935.


Sydney was born on February 25th, 1904. He passed away on December 8th, 1979.


Christian was born in 1711. He passed away in 1765.


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Popularity of Ancher as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Ancher

  • When was the first name Ancher first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ancher is Sunday, July 9th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Ancher? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ancher. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ancher: Your name in reverse order is Rehcna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ehrnac. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ancher born Sep 18, 1968

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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